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agleam Syllabification: a·gleam
Pronunciation: /əˈɡlēm/

Definition of agleam in English:

adjective

[predicative]
Gleaming: yellow fur agleam in the sun
More example sentences
  • For years, you could find them regularly in the halls of Shorecrest High School, medals shining, black shoes agleam, trouser creases sharper than a regulation haircut.
  • His eyes are agleam as he jumps to his feet, brandishing the ball, and shouts, ‘I love… PACHINKO!’
  • The stately three-storey Georgian edifice agleam with intricate furniture comes complete with the ghost of former mistress Annie Palmer.

Words that rhyme with agleam

abeam, beam, blaspheme, bream, deem, deme, downstream, dream, esteem, extreme, gleam, hakim, kilim, meme, midstream, Nîmes, régime, scheme, scream, seam, seem, steam, stream, supreme, team, teem, theme, upstream

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