HyperDic: glisten

English > 2 senses of the word glisten:
VERBperceptionglisten, glitter, glint, gleam, shinebe shiny, as if wet
NOUNattributeglisten, glitter, glister, scintillation, sparklethe quality of shining with a bright reflected light
glisten > pronunciation
Soundsglih'sahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > glisten: 2 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe quality of shining with a bright reflected light.
Synonymsglitter, glister, scintillation, sparkle
BroaderbrightnessThe location of a visual perception along a continuum from black to white
Spanishcentelleo, chispeo, glister, titileo
Verbsglistenbe shiny, as if wet
English > glisten: 2 senses > verb 1, perception
MeaningBe shiny, as if wet.
PatternSomething ----s
ModelLights glisten on the horizon; The horizon is glistening with lights
Example"His eyes were glistening"
Synonymsglitter, glint, gleam, shine
Narrowershimmergive off a shimmering reflection, as of silk
spangleGlitter as if covered with spangles
Broaderlook, appear, seemGive a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect
Spanishbrillar, centellear, destellar, fulgurar, relucir, resplandecer, rutilar
Catalanbrillar, centellejar, espurnejar, fulgurar, llampurnar, lluir, relluir, resplendir, rutilar
Nounsglistenthe quality of shining with a bright reflected light

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