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Gleam synonyms
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A steady, even light without flame or blaze
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  1. A steady, even light without flame or blaze
  2. Brilliance or warmth of color, especially redness:
  3. A light produced by a body heated to luminosity; incandescence.
A radio beam.
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  1. A radio beam.
  2. (--- Sports) A balance beam.
  3. A concentrated stream of particles or a similar propagation of waves:
A faint or veiled and tremulous gleam or shining; a glimmer.
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  1. A faint or veiled and tremulous gleam or shining; a glimmer.
  2. A flickering or tremulous light; a glimmer.
To shine with a subdued flickering light:
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  1. To shine with a subdued flickering light:
  2. To form a wavering image, as by reflection from waves of water or heat
  3. (Intransitive) To shine with a veiled, tremulous, or intermittent light; to gleam faintly; to glisten; to glimmer.
To be reflected in dim, intermittent flashes:
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  1. To be reflected in dim, intermittent flashes:
  2. To give a faint, flickering light
  3. (Intransitive) To shine with a faint unsteady light.
To give off or reflect flashes of light; glitter:
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  1. To give off or reflect flashes of light; glitter:
  2. (Intransitive) To emit sparks; to throw off ignited or incandescent particles; to shine as if throwing off sparks; to emit flashes of light; to scintillate; to twinkle; as, the blazing wood sparkles; the stars sparkle.
  3. (Intransitive) To manifest itself by, or as if by, emitting sparks; to glisten; to flash.
To appear or occur suddenly:
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  1. To appear or occur suddenly:
  2. A trademark for a file format for graphics, audio, and video data, commonly used for transmitting animation over the Internet.
  3. To send out or reflect a sudden, brief blaze or light, esp. at intervals
(Scots) A quick look or glimpse; a glance.
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  1. (Scots) A quick look or glimpse; a glance.
  2. A brief flash of light; twinkle or glimmer
  3. The act or an instance of rapidly closing and opening the eyes or an eye.
A coruscating; sparkling
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  1. A coruscating; sparkling
  2. A sudden brilliant display, as of wit
  3. A flash or gleam of light
A brief time; moment
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  1. A brief time; moment
  2. A sudden perception:
  3. Instantaneous illumination for photography:
An act or instance of flickering
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  1. An act or instance of flickering
  2. A dart of flame or light, as in a flickering fire
  3. A look or feeling that comes and goes quickly
A quick flash of light; a gleam.
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  1. A quick flash of light; a gleam.
  2. A brief or cursory look:
  3. A flash or gleam
A faint manifestation or dim perception
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  1. A faint manifestation or dim perception
  2. A faint light; a dim glow.
  3. A dim or intermittent flicker or flash of light.
A faint or fleeting indication; a trace:
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  1. A faint or fleeting indication; a trace:
  2. A momentary flash of light; a sparkle:
  3. A gleam, flash, or glitter
Any flash or sparkle of light like this
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  1. Any flash or sparkle of light like this
  2. A glowing bit of matter, esp. one thrown off by a fire
  3. A flash of light, especially a flash produced by electric discharge.
A quick flash of amusement, etc. in the eye
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  1. A quick flash of amusement, etc. in the eye
  2. A sparkle of delight in the eyes.
  3. A quick, intermittent flash of light; sparkle
A quick closing and opening of the eyelids; a blink.
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  1. A quick closing and opening of the eyelids; a blink.
  2. A gleam or twinkle.
  3. The very brief time required for a wink; an instant.
To construct (a ceiling) so that the beams are exposed
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  1. To construct (a ceiling) so that the beams are exposed
  2. To radiate light; shine.
  3. To give out (shafts of light); radiate in a beam or beams
To give off a strong, vivid light; shine very brightly; glare
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  1. To give off a strong, vivid light; shine very brightly; glare
  2. To burn with a bright flame.
  3. To burn rapidly or brightly; flame
To be very eager:
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  1. To be very eager:
  2. To emit heat or light by fire or energy:
  3. To harden or impart a finish to by subjecting to intense heat; fire:
To give out a steady, even light without flame or blaze
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  1. To give out a steady, even light without flame or blaze
  2. To gleam; flash; light up
  3. To have a bright, warm, usually reddish color:
To make or become incandescent.
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  1. To make or become incandescent.
  2. To cause to be (to become) incandescent, especially by the application of heat
To issue or emerge in rays or waves:
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  1. To issue or emerge in rays or waves:
  2. To come forth or spread out in rays
  3. To send out rays of heat, light, etc.; be radiant
To cause to shine, as a light.
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  1. To cause to shine, as a light.
  2. (US) To make bright; to cause to shine by reflected light.
  3. To create light with (a flashlight, lamp, torch, or similar).
To exhibit sparkling virtuosity:
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  1. To exhibit sparkling virtuosity:
  2. To give forth flashes of light; sparkle and glitter:
To send out or reflect a sudden, brief blaze or light, esp. at intervals
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  1. To send out or reflect a sudden, brief blaze or light, esp. at intervals
  2. (Slang) To think of or remember something suddenly:
  3. To appear or occur suddenly:
To look suddenly and briefly; take a quick look
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  1. To look suddenly and briefly; take a quick look
  2. To direct the eyes at or toward something briefly:
  3. To flash or gleam
To appear faintly or indistinctly:
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  1. To appear faintly or indistinctly:
  2. To give a faint, flickering light
  3. (Intransitive) To shine with a faint unsteady light.
(Archaic) To move quickly, esp. glancingly
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  1. (Archaic) To move quickly, esp. glancingly
  2. To gleam or give out small flashes of light, usually by reflection:
  3. To shine or reflect with intermittent flashes of light; gleam, flash, or glitter
To be reflected with a sparkling luster:
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  1. To be reflected with a sparkling luster:
  2. To shine by reflection with a sparkling luster:
  3. (Intransitive) to reflect light with a glittering luster; to sparkle, coruscate, glint or flash
To glisten.
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To shine with a sparkling light; be bright; glisten; sparkle
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  1. To shine with a sparkling light; be bright; glisten; sparkle
  2. To sparkle brilliantly; glisten:
  3. To sparkle with light; to shine with a brilliant and broken light or showy luster; to gleam.
To give off sparks; flash; sparkle
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  1. To give off sparks; flash; sparkle
  2. To send forth light in flashes; sparkle.
  3. To sparkle intellectually; be brilliant and witty
To be reflected as a subdued, flickering light:
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  1. To be reflected as a subdued, flickering light:
  2. To shine with a subdued flickering light:
  3. (Intransitive) To shine with a veiled, tremulous, or intermittent light; to gleam faintly; to glisten; to glimmer.
To cover or decorate with spangles or other bright objects
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  1. To cover or decorate with spangles or other bright objects
  2. To glitter with or as with spangles
  3. (Intransitive) To sparkle, flash or coruscate.
To give off or reflect flashes of light; glitter:
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  1. To give off or reflect flashes of light; glitter:
  2. (Intransitive) To emit sparks; to throw off ignited or incandescent particles; to shine as if throwing off sparks; to emit flashes of light; to scintillate; to twinkle; as, the blazing wood sparkles; the stars sparkle.
  3. (Intransitive) To manifest itself by, or as if by, emitting sparks; to glisten; to flash.
(Of a source of light) to shine with a flickering light; to glimmer
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  1. (Of a source of light) to shine with a flickering light; to glimmer
  2. (Chiefly of eyes) to be bright with delight
  3. To shine with quick, intermittent flashes of light, as some stars; sparkle
To close and open the eyelid of one eye deliberately, as to convey a message, signal, or suggestion.
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  1. To close and open the eyelid of one eye deliberately, as to convey a message, signal, or suggestion.
  2. To close and open (an eye or the eyes) rapidly.
  3. To shine intermittently; twinkle
To show brilliant, conspicuous colors; be bright
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  1. To show brilliant, conspicuous colors; be bright
  2. To have a bright, warm, usually reddish color:
  3. To gleam; flash; light up
To make or become incandescent.
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  1. To make or become incandescent.
  2. To cause to be (to become) incandescent, especially by the application of heat
To be or become luminescent.
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  1. To be or become luminescent.
  2. To give off light, including in the invisible electromagnetic radiation frequencies, or become luminescent.
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