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synonyms for glisten

  • flicker
  • gleam
  • glimmer
  • glint
  • glitter
  • glow
  • shine
  • sparkle
  • twinkle
  • coruscate
  • flash
  • glance
  • glare
  • glister
  • scintillate
See also synonyms for: glistened / glisteningly / glistening
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antonyms for glisten

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  • dull
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How to use glisten in a sentence

See that boy's eyes glisten while you are speaking of a neighbor in a language you would not wish to have repeated.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
Only once, when Sogrange incautiously displayed a gold watch, did the eyes of one or two of their number glisten.
THE DOUBLE FOURE. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM
Wait until nightfall, and it will positively glisten with lamps and gleam with merriment.
A CURSORY HISTORY OF SWEARINGJULIAN SHARMAN
Their monasteries rise in the midst of the fertile plains of Syria, their basilicas glisten in our cities beside our mosques.
THE PILGRIM'S SHELL OR FERGAN THE QUARRYMANEUGNE SUE
The streets glisten clean in the sunlight, and every window is a reflector of glad promise.
THE ONLOOKER, VOLUME 1, PART 2VARIOUS
At the mention of the hundred pounds, I observed the eyes of the painter glisten.
LAVENGROGEORGE BORROW
The great blue eyes glisten; and Claude is penitent in an instant.
FIFTY-TWO STORIES FOR GIRLSVARIOUS
There he stood with a glisten in his eyes and his hand just about to grasp the pewter pot!
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 147, SEPTEMBER 2ND, 1914VARIOUS
And the air is hot and heavy and feverish, and even their nearly naked bodies glisten with perspiration.
FORGING THE BLADESBERTRAM MITFORD
With one of her rapid glances, she even detected something like a tear glisten in his eye.
SARCHEDONG. J. (GEORGE JOHN) WHYTE-MELVILLE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO GLISTEN

  • beam
  • blaze
  • flash
  • glint
  • glisten
  • glitter
  • radiate
  • sparkle
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