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Miriam retorted with the first scintillation of gaiety she had shown on this occasion.
THE TRAGIC MUSEHENRY JAMES
With the spell of her voice, of her eyes, of her radiant face upon him, Cameron's scintillation faded and snuffed out.
CORPORAL CAMERONRALPH CONNOR
The Diana pond was skinned with ice; goddess and golden nymphs caught every scintillation of cold sunlight as we trundled past.
WITCHING HILLE. W. HORNUNG
The room was filled with a luminous rosy light, alive with scintillation of diamond brilliancy.
A SON OF PERDITIONFERGUS HUME
The presence of moisture in the atmosphere intensifies scintillation, and this is usually regarded as a prognostication of rain.
THE ASTRONOMY OF MILTON'S 'PARADISE LOST'THOMAS ORCHARD
A Burmese gong: briefly and magically the stage, the audience, the amazing gleam and scintillation of the Opera, faded.
THE PLACE OF HONEYMOONSHAROLD MACGRATH
The scintillation of the stars and the soft light of the moon illumined the delightful valley that lay at his feet.
EL VERDUGOHONORE DE BALZAC
The supple, well-trained horses lose the scintillation on their coats, while Uncle Sam's blue is growing mauve very rapidly.
CROOKED TRAILSFREDERIC REMINGTON
Tristan and Isolde are two, and they would become one soul, a single thought, a scintillation of love in an unlimited night.
RICHARD WAGNER AND HIS POETICAL WORKJUDITH GAUTIER
Every nerve in him tingled, though there was only the ominous scintillation in his eyes to indicate what he was feeling.
THRICE ARMEDHAROLD BINDLOSS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SCINTILLATION

  • atoms
  • beams
  • fires
  • flares
  • flickers
  • gleams
  • glints
  • glitters
  • glows
  • hints
  • jots
  • nuclei
  • rays
  • scintillas
  • scintillations
  • scraps
  • sparkles
  • spits
  • vestiges
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