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adjective as in gleaming

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The party sequence in Notorious begins with a wide shot from high above the top of the stairs, all glittering expanse below.

Now the city fills with travelers on package tours who stay at ultra-modern hotels and spend their money at glittering malls.

With him, it takes us a little longer to appreciate the shadows in a glittering life.

Summer, I will not be fooled one more time by your cheap, glittering charms.

An unfettered Lagarde could parlay her stint managing crises in Washington for glittering new adventures.

War turns them from making the glittering superfluities of peace to making its grim engines of destruction.

Thus enjoined, she took the letter; for a second her eyes met Garnache's glittering gaze, and she shivered.

The kites soared, and the boats rushed swiftly over the calm and glittering sea.

The pair disappeared among the glittering and gaily-dressed crowd that thronged the portico.

But her small boot heel did not make an indenture, not a mark upon the little glittering circlet.


On this page you'll find 34 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to glittering, such as: bright, glistening, sparkling, tinsel, clinquant, and glistering.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.