scintillating

[ UK /sˈɪntɪlˌe‍ɪtɪŋ/ ]
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
  2. brilliantly clever
    a play full of scintillating dialogue
    scintillating wit
  3. marked by high spirits or excitement
    his fertile effervescent mind
    a row of sparkly cheerleaders
    scintillating personality
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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
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