scintillant

ADJECTIVE
  1. having brief brilliant points or flashes of light
    a dress with sparkly sequins
    glinting water
    glinting eyes
    `glistering' is an archaic term
    bugle beads all aglitter
    his glittering eyes were cold and malevolent
    the scintillating stars
    glittery costume jewelry
    scintillant mica
    shop window full of glittering Christmas trees
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How To Use scintillant In A Sentence

  • Propè ad vallis medium sub vna rupium, apparet omni tempore visibiliter integrum ac maximum caput daemonis vsque ad humeros tantùm, cuius speciem præ horrore nullus pleno intuitu humanus audet diu oculus sustinere: nam respicientes contrà aspicit truculentèr, agitans oculos minacitèr, tanquam ex palpebris eiecturus (quæ et scintillant) flammas in altum. The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville
  • scintillant mica
  • His orbs were scintillant with reflected luminosity, while his submaxillary dermal indentations gave every evidence of engaging amiability. Vampishone Diary Entry
  • Propè ad vallis medium sub vna rupium, apparet omni tempore visibiliter integrum ac maximum caput daemonis vsque ad humeros tantùm, cuius speciem præ horrore nullus pleno intuitu humanus audet diu oculus sustinere: nam respicientes contrà aspicit truculentèr, agitans oculos minacitèr, tanquam ex palpebris eiecturus (quæ et scintillant) flammas in altum. The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville
  • She has left us this bright folio of her "lightning and fragrance in one," scintillant with stardust as perhaps no other before her, certainly not in this country, none with just her celestial attachedness, or must we call it detachedness, and withal also a sublime, impertinent playfulness which makes her images dance before one like offspring of the great round sun, fooling zealously with the universes at her feet, and just beyond her eye, with a loftiness of spirit and of exquisite trivialness seconded by none. Adventures in the Arts Informal Chapters on Painters, Vaudeville, and Poets
  • Nevertheless, there was an energetic, nervous, almost humorsome mobility about his mouth; while his little beady black eyes, quick, warm, scintillant, had ten times the life one would have expected to find keeping company with his fifty years. The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 07, No. 40, February, 1861
  • Prop� ad vallis medium sub vna rupium, apparet omni tempore visibiliter integrum ac maximum caput daemonis vsque ad humeros tant鵰, cuius speciem pr� horrore nullus pleno intuitu humanus audet diu oculus sustinere: nam respicientes contr� aspicit truculent鑢, agitans oculos minacit鑢, tanquam ex palpebris eiecturus (qu� et scintillant) flammas in altum. The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation
  • I can understand why people spend entire lifetimes playing the Shakespeare game, that is trying to descry the human being behind the scintillant words: the densest exegesis is a passionate argument, to another Shakespeare lover, with the ghostly form on the other side of the curtain of time. BOOK VIEW CAFE BLOG » A Riff on Rereading
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