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glint

glint

 
 
pronunciation:
glInt
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a brief flash or flicker of reflected light, as from a mirror or smooth metal surface.
similar words:
gleam, sparkle
definition 2: a brief or faint appearance; trace; inkling.
similar words:
gleam, glimmer, peep
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: glinted, glinting, glints
definition: to give off flickers or small flashes of reflected light; shine briefly.
Sunlight glinted on the lake.
similar words:
sparkle
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to cause to shine briefly.
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