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glister

Line breaks: glis|ter
Pronunciation: /ˈɡlɪstə
 
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literary

Definition of glister in English:

verb

[no object]
Sparkle; glitter: the wedding ring caught the light, glistering brightly
More example sentences
  • When I look to your sumptuous brown eyes that are glistering from pleasure and shine from intelligence.
  • His bright whites were glistering in the dull train lights as he smiled at her.
  • Her lips were layered with glistering, crimson lipstick, her eyes covered with sparkling pink eye shadow.

noun

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A sparkle.
Example sentences
  • Within the canvas, there is a makeshift altar, the flickering of candles illuminating the glister of an icon.
  • The second factor is that as housing loses its glister, investors will be encouraged to switch their savings back into the stock market.
  • It covered her face and blocked the glister of her eyes.

Origin

late Middle English: probably from Middle Low German glistern or Middle Dutch glisteren.

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