Definición de glisten en inglés:

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glisten

Pronunciación: /ˈɡlis(ə)n/

verbo

[no object]
(Of something wet or greasy) shine; glitter: his cheeks glistened with tears (as adjective glistening) the glistening swimming pool
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • His beautiful dark eyes were glistening and a tear escaped running down his tanned cheek.
  • The pale blue cobblestones glistened as the sun's rays sparkled on the light sheen of water.
  • When his carriage had grown tiny at the gate, her eyes were still glistening with unshed tears of anger.
Sinónimos

sustantivo

[in singular]
A sparkling light reflected from something wet: there was a glisten of perspiration across her top lip
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The fierce glisten of the candle caught the kitten's tawny eyes as she looked up.
  • It was an uplifting ceremony which saw a glisten in many an eye!
  • There was some guy, a curator, standing by me going, ‘the delicate brush strokes Vermeer used, look at the glisten on her lips, what do you see in her eyes?’

Derivados

glisteningly

adverbio
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The concierge, who was hit in the face, received minor lacerations and a glisteningly perfect cause of action.
  • Geography has played a part: thanks to volcanic activity the beaches aren't as glisteningly white as those of the Grenadines, and some of the coastline is positively rugged.
  • Amidst the glisteningly frosty white snow and the turn of a new year, most people have left their planting and other green leafy ideas in the back of their minds, hibernating till spring.

Origen

Old English glisnian, of Germanic origin; related to Middle Low German glisen. The noun dates from the mid 19th century.

Palabras que riman con glisten

christen, listen

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División en sílabas: glis·ten

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