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Definition of 'sparkle'

Noun

  1. merriment expressed by a brightness or gleam or animation of countenance; "he had a sparkle in his eye"; "there's a perpetual twinkle in his eyes"
       Synonyms: twinkle spark light
  2. the occurrence of a small flash or spark
       Synonyms: glitter coruscation
  3. the quality of shining with a bright reflected light
       Synonyms: glitter glister glisten scintillation

Verb

  1. reflect brightly; "Unquarried marble sparkled on the hillside"
       Synonyms: scintillate coruscate
  2. be lively or brilliant or exhibit virtuosity; "The musical performance sparkled"; "A scintillating conversation"; "his playing coruscated throughout the concert hall"
       Synonyms: scintillate coruscate
  3. emit or produce sparks; "A high tension wire, brought down by a storm, can continue to spark"
       Synonyms: spark
  4. form bubbles; "The boiling soup was frothing"; "The river was foaming"; "Sparkling water"
       Synonyms: foam froth fizz effervesce


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