Translation of glisten in Spanish:

glisten

Pronunciation: /ˈglɪsən/

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • [raindrops/tear] refulgir*, brillar
    More example sentences
    • 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.

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Spain had three civil wars known as the guerras carlistas (1833-39, 1860, 1872-76). When Fernando VII died in 1833, he was succeeded not by his brother the Infante Don Carlos de Borbón, but by his daughter Isabel, under the regency of her mother María Cristina. This provoked a mainly northern-Spanish revolt, with local guerrillas pitted against the forces of the central government. The Carlist Wars were also a confrontation between conservative rural Catholic Spain, especially the Basque provinces and Aragón, led by the carlistas, and the progressive liberal urban middle classes allied with the army. Carlos died in 1855, but the carlistas, representing political and religious traditionalism, supported his descendants' claims until reconciliation in 1977 with King Juan Carlos.