glisten

Part of speech: verb

To sparkle; shine; gleam.

Part of speech: noun

A gleam.

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Usage examples "glisten":

  1. 36. So himself Helgi among warriors bore, as the towering ash is among thorns, or as the fawn, moistened with dew, that more proudly stalks than all the other beasts, and its horns glisten against the sky. - "The Elder Eddas of Saemund Sigfusson; and the Younger Eddas of Snorre Sturleson", Saemund Sigfusson and Snorre Sturleson.
  2. He saw in the store room a box containing incandescent lamps, coils of silk- covered wire and other material that made his eyes glisten with delight. - "A Rock in the Baltic", Robert Barr.
  3. Opposite him as he sate was the face of a great pile of rocks, and while his eye dwelt upon it it suddenly began to wink and glisten with little moving points, dots so minute that he could hardly distinguish them. - "Joyous Gard", Arthur Christopher Benson.