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glistering


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Glister  \Glis"ter\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Glistered};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Glistering}.]  [OE.  glistren;  akin  to  G. 
  glistern,glinstern,  D.  glinsteren  and  E.  glisten.  See 
  {Glisten}.] 
  To  be  bright;  to  sparkle;  to  be  brilliant;  to  shine;  to 
  glisten;  to  glitter. 
 
  All  that  glisters  is  not  gold.  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  glistering 
  adj  :  having  brief  brilliant  points  or  flashes  of  light;  "bugle 
  beads  all  aglitter";  "glinting  eyes";  "glinting  water"; 
  "his  glittering  eyes  were  cold  and  malevolent";  "shop 
  window  full  of  glittering  Christmas  trees";  "glittery 
  costume  jewelry";  "scintillant  mica";  "the 
  scintillating  stars";  "a  dress  with  sparkly  sequins"; 
  "`glistering'  is  an  archaic  term"  [syn:  {aglitter(p)}, 
  {fulgid},  {glinting},  {glittering},  {glittery},  {scintillant}, 
  {scintillating},  {sparkling(a)},  {sparkly}] 




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