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synonyms for glister

  • beam
  • brightness
  • coruscation
  • display
  • flash
  • gaudiness
  • glamour
  • glare
  • gleam
  • glint
  • glisten
  • glitz
  • luster
  • pageantry
  • radiance
  • scintillation
  • sheen
  • shimmer
  • shine
  • show
  • showiness
  • sparkle
  • splendor
  • tinsel
  • twinkle
  • zip

antonyms for glister

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  • darkness
  • dullness
  • hiding
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How to use glister in a sentence

We can't even be sure if the Salt Lake is a lake, or whether the glister we see there is just dry sand.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
The windows showed rich slants of draperies behind their green glister of old glass.
THE YATES PRIDEMARY E. WILKINS FREEMAN
I have Charles's-wain below in a butt of sack: 'twill glister like your crab-fish.
A SELECT COLLECTION OF OLD ENGLISH PLAYS, VOLUME 10 (OF 15)VARIOUS
The glister of the profit that was supposed to have ensued to Scotsmen blinded many men's eyes at the first sight.
THE HISTORY OF THE REFORMATION OF RELIGION IN SCOTLANDJOHN KNOX
A glowworm is not discerned in the sunshine, though it glister in the dark.
A CHRISTIAN DIRECTORY (VOLUME 1 OF 4)RICHARD BAXTER
And therefore the same effect may be produced by a Glister, the Head may be intoxicated by a medicine at the Heel.
THE WORKS OF SIR THOMAS BROWNE (VOLUME 1 OF 3)THOMAS BROWNE
They went through the orchard where the pears and pippins were lustered by the sheen and glister of the moon.
SINISTER STREET, VOL. 2COMPTON MACKENZIE
The sunshine had the after-storm glister; the air was brisk, and the breeze blew balm from the heart of the pine forest.
DR. BREEN'S PRACTICEWILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS
The glister of the proffeit that was judged heirof to have ensewed to Scotishmen at the first sight, blynded many menis eyis.
THE WORKS OF JOHN KNOX, VOL. 1 (OF 6)JOHN KNOX
Despite the keen wind, a glister of sweat-drops studded his forehead.
DARKNESS AND DAWNGEORGE ALLAN ENGLAND
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO GLISTER

  • beam
  • burn
  • coruscate
  • flare
  • flash
  • glance
  • glimmer
  • glint
  • glisten
  • glister
  • glitter
  • glow
  • radiate
  • scintillate
  • shimmer
  • shine
  • twinkle
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