Definition of scintillating in English:

scintillating

Line breaks: scin¦til|lat¦ing
Pronunciation: /ˈsɪntɪleɪtɪŋ
 
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adjective

1Sparkling or shining brightly: the scintillating sun
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  • Nestling on the end of a silvery pendant lay a brilliant shifting and shimmering stone of the deepest blue imaginable, shining with scintillating azure starfire.
  • It was her, walking by the ocean, the bright shining sun outlined her scintillating body.
  • The settings are splendid, sparkling, stunning and scintillating.
Synonyms
2Brilliantly and excitingly clever or skilful: the audience loved his scintillating wit the team produced a scintillating second-half performance
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  • Likewise, the musical accompaniment shall no doubt be equally scintillating and substantial.
  • These people are hanging on my every word because I am scintillating, and because listening to me is an Improving Experience for them.
  • His trip back to Peru is emotionally scintillating, as are his reflections on the passage of time and the vagaries of memory.
Synonyms
brilliant, dazzling, exciting, exhilarating, stimulating, invigorating; vivacious, sparkling, coruscating, effervescent, lively, vibrant, animated, ebullient, bright; witty, clever

Derivatives

scintillatingly

adverb
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  • Not to get too far off-topic, but I am uncomfortable with the idea that any boring and/or trivial old rubbish can be made scintillatingly interesting by exposure to the fierce force of the critic's personality.
  • Some of the recollections are bland while others are scintillatingly naughty.
  • Those who are fans of great barnstorming piano works will most definitely warm to this disc which is expertly annotated and scintillatingly interpreted from first note to last.

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