Verb(1) give off(2) reflect brightly(3) emit or reflect light in a flickering manner(4) physics: fluoresce momentarily when struck by a charged particle or high-energy photon(5) be lively or brilliant or exhibit virtuosity
(1) He has proven himself a prodigious master of the qanun, an 81-string Arabic zither, his dexterous plucking unlocking the instrument's potential to scintillate and shine.(2) In places it is punctured by bollards and peeled back to form benches, revealing glazed voids packed with multi-coloured fluorescent tubes that scintillate seductively with kaleidoscopic light.(3) The script doesn't break new ground, or scintillate with New Yorker wit.(4) You'll also appreciate how water is Sydney's greatest asset, making the city scintillate and dazzle.(5) But things that scintillate are prone to burn out.(6) the sleek boat seemed to scintillate with a dark blue light(7) He was working on a method for identifying quasars through a discovery in the mid 1960s that quasars scintillate (fluctuate in detected intensity of their radio emissions) more than less compact radio sources.(8) The large crowds which attend these lavish events in the ├ö├ç├┐marriage season├ö├ç├û may be a bit talkative and restless, but always scintillate with so much feminine glamour and radiance all around.(9) Mine was a Bearded Silver Muskelunge of surpassing beauty and poignancy with mica-chip eyes and a hint of rakish scintillant teeth.(10) Screens of slatted walnut cast stark geometric shadows through the tall, luminous spaces, and water scintillates against stark planes of concrete and glass.(11) Her dress was held up by a spaghetti strap tank-top and it was a scintillant shade of baby blue, falling a little above her knees.(12) But the flashes were more brilliant than the rainbow - purest blue, most delicate violet, brightest yellow, and all the intermediary shades, with the scintillant brilliancy of the diamond, dazzling, blinding, iridescent.(13) Piano Concerto #15's opening allegro, for example, scintillates like sunlight on a choppy lake.(14) It can tell that one point of light is brighter than another, that some are scintillating and some are not, but it doesn't know why.(15) Concerts are held here on summer evenings, with the room scintillating to the light of two thousand reflected candles.(16) Earle's tender voice soars and the delicate songwriting scintillates .
1. coruscate ::
2. sparkle ::
scintillate, scintillated, scintillates, scintillating
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