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sparkle

Pronunciation: /ˈspɑːrkəl; ˈspɑːkəl/

Translation of sparkle in Spanish:

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • 1.1 (shine) [gem/glass] centellear, destellar, brillar; [eyes] brillar their eyes sparkled with happiness los ojos les brillaban de alegría
    Example sentences
    • Her golden hair glistened in the sun, her light blue eyes sparkling brightly.
    • Her light skin sparkled and shined from the sun tan lotion she was wearing.
    • His dark blue eyes sparkled when the light hit them and his hair was damp and stuck to his face.
    1.2 (be lively) [party] estar* muy animado; [conversation] ser* chispeante

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