[ UK /sˈɪntɪlˌeɪtɪŋ/ ]
having brief brilliant points or flashes of light
a dress with sparkly sequins
`glistering' is an archaic term
bugle beads all aglitter
his glittering eyes were cold and malevolent
the scintillating stars
glittery costume jewelry
shop window full of glittering Christmas trees
a play full of scintillating dialogue
marked by high spirits or excitement
his fertile effervescent mind
a row of sparkly cheerleaders
How To Use scintillating In A Sentence
- The new scintillating bolometer has performed excellently, proving its viability as a detector in experiments to look for dark matter, and also as a gamma spectrometer a device that measures this type of radiation to monitor background radiation in these experiments", says García Abancéns. A Prototype Detector for Dark Matter in the Milky Way | Universe Today
- Statistics on unemployment levels hardly make for scintillating reading.
- There was a time when only a section of the women population were addicted to the novelettes churned out by several scintillating weeklies.
- It was a scintillating partnership that wowed the crowd and their teammates, who huddled together on the dressing room balcony to witness a stellar batting exhibition.
- Set to Rossini's titular score, it chivvies and inspires its dancers to delicious extremes of virtuosity, extravagantly sustained poses, scintillating footwork and wicked speeds. This week's new dance
- Performance after scintillating performance emitted from audiences enormous peals of laughter, convulsions and from one patron in particular - very, very audible heaving.
- Concerts are held here on summer evenings, with the room scintillating to the light of two thousand reflected candles.
- Since I’m on a bit of a word-coining jag of late, I should note that the scintillating Laure has improved upon my tag for a literary phenomenon I’d long dubbed “Paul Auster Syndrome,” offering the far more concise Austerism. Austerism
- Pizzarelli and Wilkins will reunite at the restaurant Bella Luna , where scintillating guitar is on the menu next to scungilli. Teeming Trumpets, Jam Sessions
- the scintillating stars