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American English: /ˈsɪn(t)lˌeɪt/
British English: /ˈsɪntɪleɪt/

Translation of scintillate in Spanish:

intransitive verb

  • [literary] (star/jewels)
    fulgurar [literary]
    Example sentences
    • Concerts are held here on summer evenings, with the room scintillating to the light of two thousand reflected candles.
    • Walking in the night air along the Bosphorus where the city light scintillated on the water, I envied the dervishes their passion, their longing and their faith.
    • He has proven himself a prodigious master of the qanun, an 81-string Arabic zither, his dexterous plucking unlocking the instrument's potential to scintillate and shine.
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