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scin·til·la

 (sĭn-tĭl′ə)
n. pl. scin·til·las
1. A minute amount; an iota or trace.
2. pl. also scin·til·lae (sĭn-tĭl′ē) A spark; a flash.

[Latin, spark.]

scin′til·lant adj.

scin·til·late

 (sĭn′tl-āt′)
intr.v. scin·til·lat·ed, scin·til·lat·ing, scin·til·lates
1. To send forth light in flashes; sparkle. See Synonyms at flash.
2. To be scintillating: dinner conversation that scintillated.

[Latin scintillāre, scintillāt-, from scintilla, spark.]

scin′til·lant adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.scintillant - having brief brilliant points or flashes of lightscintillant - having brief brilliant points or flashes of light; "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"
bright - emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts; "the sun was bright and hot"; "a bright sunlit room"