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  • adj.sparkling
  • nouna very short time
  • nounsparkling

synonyms for twinkling

  • bright
  • flashing
  • gleaming
  • glimmering
  • glistening
  • shimmering
  • shining
  • chatoyant
  • scintillating
  • scintillescent
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antonyms for twinkling

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  • aeon
  • lifetime
  • eternity
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How to use twinkling in a sentence

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.
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Guests can enjoy yard games under the twinkling fairy lights, cozy outdoor seating areas, a playground, and a soak-worthy hot tub.
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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.
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Twinkling camp fires showed that they were running toward a country that was literally swarming with Germans.
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Twinkling stars hung between the columns, burning with a fragrance like flowers.
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Twinkling lights were all that I could see of the noted town.
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Twinkling, shining, expanding, the stars grew into a pair of eyes in the darkness.
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Twinkling is much more violent near the horizon than near the zenith, and more pronounced on some nights than others.
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Twinkling lights also appeared in the night heavens between the swiftly flying clouds.
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WORDS RELATED TO TWINKLING

  • ablaze
  • aglow
  • alight
  • argent
  • auroral
  • beaming
  • blazing
  • brilliant
  • burning
  • burnished
  • coruscating
  • dazzling
  • effulgent
  • flashing
  • fulgent
  • fulgid
  • glaring
  • gleaming
  • glistening
  • glittering
  • glossy
  • golden
  • illuminated
  • incandescent
  • intense
  • lambent
  • light
  • limpid
  • luminous
  • lustrous
  • mirrorlike
  • moonlit
  • phosphorescent
  • polished
  • radiant
  • relucent
  • resplendent
  • scintillating
  • shimmering
  • shiny
  • silvery
  • sparkling
  • sunlit
  • sunny
  • twinkling
  • vivid
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