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1. scintillating

adjective. having brief brilliant points or flashes of light.

Synonyms

  • aglitter
  • glistering
  • glinting
  • sparkly
  • fulgid
  • glittery
  • bright
  • scintillant
  • coruscant

Antonyms

  • unpolished
  • colorless
  • inauspicious
  • unreverberant

Etymology

  • -ing (English)
  • -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • scintillate (English)
  • scintillatus (Latin)

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2. scintillating

adjective. brilliantly clever.

Antonyms

  • noneffervescent

Etymology

  • -ing (English)
  • -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • scintillate (English)
  • scintillatus (Latin)

3. scintillating

adjective. marked by high spirits or excitement.

Synonyms

  • sparkly
  • lively
  • frothy
  • bubbling

Antonyms

  • dark
  • inglorious
  • dimmed
  • unhappy

Etymology

  • -ing (English)
  • -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • scintillate (English)
  • scintillatus (Latin)

Sentences with scintillating


1. Adjective
Glass will not reflect light and make scintillating colors like crystal can, because glass does not contain the lead element.

2. Verb, gerund or present participle
The experiment is less than scintillating but it has the advantage of being a process that is familiar to them.

3. Noun, singular or mass
Not only are these stones brilliant and scintillating, they usually cost less than the four precious stones.

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