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glit·ter

glitter

 
 
pronunciation:
glI tr
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: glitters, glittering, glittered
definition: to shine brightly; sparkle.
The diamond necklace glittered.
 
synonyms:
sparkle
similar words:
flash, gleam, glint, glisten, shine, twinkle
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: sparkling reflected light.
There was a glitter of coins in the fountain.
synonyms:
sparkle
similar words:
gleam, shine
definition 2: small bits of material that sparkle, used for decoration.
They put glitter in their hair just for fun.
similar words:
sequins
derivations: glittery (adj.), glitteringly (adv.)
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