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sparkle

spar·kle

sparkle

 
 
pronunciation:
spar kl
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb, noun
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: sparkled, sparkles, sparkling
definition 1: to throw off or reflect little flashes or gleams of light; glitter.
The rubies and emeralds sparkled.
synonyms:
coruscate, flash, glint, glitter, shine, twinkle
similar words:
blaze, dazzle, flicker, gleam, glimmer, glisten, glow, phosphoresce, shimmer, spark
definition 2: to throw off sparks, as burning wood.
synonyms:
scintillate, spark
definition 3: to give off gas bubbles, as wine or soda; effervesce.
synonyms:
bubble, effervesce
similar words:
fizz, fizzle, foam, froth, spume
definition 4: to be dynamic, lively, or witty.
She sparkled at the party.
synonyms:
effervesce
similar words:
bubble, caper, disport, laugh, light up, romp, scintillate, shine, twinkle
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to cause to sparkle.
synonyms:
flash
similar words:
flicker, glint, light, shine
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a flash or gleam of light; glitter.
synonyms:
flash, gleam, glint, glitter, twinkle
similar words:
blink, glisten, spark
definition 2: a fiery or brightly glowing particle; spark.
synonyms:
spark
definition 3: the characteristic or condition or being effervescent.
synonyms:
effervescence, fizz
definition 4: liveliness, animation, or vivacity.
synonyms:
animation, effervescence, liveliness, verve, vivacity
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