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scintillate

scin·til·late

scintillate

 
pronunciation:
sIn t leIt
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: scintillated, scintillates, scintillating
definition 1: to send out sparks.
The fire crackled and scintillated.
synonyms:
coruscate, spark, sparkle
similar words:
blink, flash, gleam, glint, shimmer, twinkle
definition 2: to sparkle or flash.
Some stars scintillate more than others.She has eyes that seem to scintillate with intelligence.
synonyms:
sparkle
similar words:
blaze, dazzle, effervesce, flash, glitter, radiate, shine, twinkle
definition 3: to be intellectually lively or brilliant.
Their friendly debates scintillated with wit.
similar words:
blaze, dazzle
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to send out (sparks or flashes).
derivations: scintillating (adj.), scintillatingly (adv.)