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Synonyms for glisten
ˈglɪs ən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. glitter, glister, glisten, scintillation, sparkle(verb)

    the quality of shining with a bright reflected light

    Synonyms:
    twinkle, sparkle, spark, sparkling, glitter, light, glister, scintillation, coruscation

  2. glitter, glisten, glint, gleam, shine(verb)

    be shiny, as if wet

    "His eyes were glistening"

    Synonyms:
    smooth, shine, beam, glimmer, peek, radiate, polish, reflect, glance, smoothen, glitter, gleam, strike, glint, fall, glow

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. glisten(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    sparkle, glitter, shine fitfully

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. glisten(v)

    Synonyms:
    sparkle, shine, gleam, flash, glitter, glister

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "glisten":

    shine

How to pronounce glisten?

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How to say glisten in sign language?

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How to use glisten in a sentence?

  1. Founder Rosie Akauola-Fine:

    It’s been used for centuries and it’s used to glisten the body to beautify the dancer.

  2. John Keats:

    Tis the witching hour of night, Orbed is the moon and bright, And the stars they glisten, glisten, Seeming with bright eyes to listen For what listen they

  3. John Keats:

    Tis the witching hour of night, Orbed is the moon and bright, And the stars they glisten, glisten, Seeming with bright eyes to listen For what listen they?


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