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English noun: glitter

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

Synonymsglisten, glister, scintillation, sparkle

Broader (hypernym)brightness

2. glitter (event) the occurrence of a small flash or spark

Synonymscoruscation, sparkle

Broader (hypernym)flash

English verb: glitter

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

SamplesHis eyes were glistening.

ExamplesLights glitter on the horizon, The horizon is glittering with lights

Synonymsgleam, glint, glisten, shine

Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)appear, look, seem

Narrower (hyponym)shimmer, spangle

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