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adjective as in sparkling

noun as in a very short time

noun as in sparkling

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Example Sentences

The patio’s banquettes arrived directly from France, and twinkling strung lights sway from the ceiling.

Those twinkling diamonds are several thousand light-years away.

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To figure out any Cepheid’s true brightness, all an astronomer had to do was measure its twinkling speed.

Guests can enjoy yard games under the twinkling fairy lights, cozy outdoor seating areas, a playground, and a soak-worthy hot tub.

For this study, the team used hyper-sensitive tools called two-photon microscopes that allowed them to see the movement of calcium in the brain as twinkling light in super high detail.

Twinkling camp fires showed that they were running toward a country that was literally swarming with Germans.

Twinkling stars hung between the columns, burning with a fragrance like flowers.

Twinkling lights were all that I could see of the noted town.

Twinkling, shining, expanding, the stars grew into a pair of eyes in the darkness.

Twinkling is much more violent near the horizon than near the zenith, and more pronounced on some nights than others.


On this page you'll find 48 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to twinkling, such as: bright, flashing, gleaming, glimmering, glistening, and shimmering.

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