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noun as in fairy

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This is the wavelength band in which any sprites or elves on Jupiter would be expected to glow.

Since then, Juno has seen 11 flashes of light on the gas giant that could be sprites or elves.

Juno could confirm that these lights are sprites or elves with more observations, says Rohini Giles.

It’s different from the red hues of sprites and elves on Earth.

Scientists thought sprites and elves also might dance above other planets that crackle with lightning.

Prince may have pranced around like a carefree libertine onstage, but in rehearsal he was more drill sergeant than sprite.

They can be ingested sporadically or used as a mixer throughout the night (though a can of Sprite seems to be the latest trick).

Many of the ones around today are more like the Sprite Generation but there are still some old school left in La Eme.

I tried beer in high school, before discovering Zima, a sweet and bubbly malt-liquor/wine-cooler hybrid that tasted like Sprite.

Bottles of Gatorade, Coke, and Sprite and cans of beer lay crushed on the sidewalk.

Some sprite, favourable to the peace of Hartledon, had been writing confidentially from Ireland regarding Kirton and his doings.

Each sprite of aromatic perfume when released plunged into noiseless tumult with opposing fumes.

At mid-afternoon I was at my desk, trying to work, and this sprite had been making it impossible for half an hour.

Then yielded the roselet her innocent sprite, To God she commended it as it took flight.

Once upon a time, there lived at the top of a very tall tree a little magic sprite.


On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sprite, such as: spright, nymph, pixie, elf, fay, and goblin.

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