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English noun: glisten

1. glisten (attribute) the quality of shining with a bright reflected light

Synonymsglister, glitter, scintillation, sparkle

Broader (hypernym)brightness

English verb: glisten

1. glisten (perception) be shiny, as if wet

SamplesHis eyes were glistening.

ExamplesLights glisten on the horizon, The horizon is glistening with lights

Synonymsgleam, glint, glitter, shine

Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)appear, look, seem

Narrower (hyponym)shimmer, spangle

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