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Definition 1: having brief brilliant points or flashes of light - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where scintillating or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • bugle beads all aglitter
  • glinting eyes
  • glinting water
  • his glittering eyes were cold and malevolent
  • shop window full of glittering Christmas trees
  • glittery costume jewelry
  • scintillant mica
  • the scintillating stars
  • a dress with sparkly sequins
  • `glistering' is an archaic term

Synonyms for scintillating in the sense of this definition

(scintillating is similar to ...) emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts

"the sun was bright and hot" "a bright sunlit room"

Definition 2: brilliantly clever - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where scintillating or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • scintillating wit
  • a play full of scintillating dialogue

(scintillating is similar to ...) having the capacity for thought and reason especially to a high degree

"is there intelligent life in the universe?" "an intelligent question"

Definition 3: marked by high spirits or excitement - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where scintillating or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his fertile effervescent mind
  • scintillating personality
  • a row of sparkly cheerleaders

Synonyms for scintillating in the sense of this definition

(scintillating is similar to ...) full of life and energy

"a lively discussion" "lively and attractive parents" "a lively party"

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