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1. glisten

verb. ['ˈglɪsən'] be shiny, as if wet.

Synonyms

  • look
  • gleam
  • appear
  • glitter
  • shimmer
  • glint
  • spangle
  • shine

Antonyms

  • dematerialize
  • dematerialise
  • uglify
  • absorb

Etymology

  • glisnian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Glisten

  • rechristen
  • edmisten
  • divison
  • grisson
  • glisson
  • frison
  • christen
  • brisson
  • brison
  • zisson
  • tison
  • thissen
  • sisson
  • sison
  • rison
  • nissen
  • kissane
  • dison
  • dishon
  • bisson
  • bissen
  • ison

How do you pronounce glisten?

Pronounce glisten as ˈglɪsən.

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Sentences with glisten


1. Verb, past participle
Their intense blue wings glisten in the sunlight and can be seen for hundreds of yards.

2. Noun, singular or mass
If you opt for the latter presentation, it takes only few minutes to make your buckle glisten.

3. Verb, base form
Coat the meats or vegetables with a very thin patina of oil, just enough to glisten the surface.

4. Noun, plural
The mist will make the stones glisten.

Quotes about glisten


1. At two o'clock in the morning, if you open your window and listen,You will hear the feet of the Wind that is going to call the sun.And the trees in the Shadow rustle and the trees in the moonlight glisten,And though it is deep, dark night, you feel that the night is done.
- Rudyard Kipling

2. As the earth dies your spirit will bloom; as the world fades your soul will rise and glisten. Amongst the dehydrated crevices of a desert earth you will stumble upon your diamonds; in between the dry skulls and cracked bones you will find your sapphires.
- C. JoyBell C.

2. glisten

noun. ['ˈglɪsən'] the quality of shining with a bright reflected light.

Synonyms

  • scintillation
  • glitter
  • brightness
  • sparkle

Antonyms

  • mistrust
  • distrust
  • disagree
  • back

Etymology

  • glisnian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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