scintillating


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scin·til·lat·ing

 (sĭn′tl-ā′tĭng)
adj.
Animated, brilliant, or highly skilled: a scintillating personality; a scintillating performance.

scin′til·lat′ing·ly adv.

scintillating

(ˈsɪntɪˌleɪtɪŋ)
adj
1. sparkling; twinkling
2. animated or brilliant
ˈscintilˌlatingly adv
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.scintillating - brilliantly clever; "scintillating wit"; "a play full of scintillating dialogue"
intelligent - having the capacity for thought and reason especially to a high degree; "is there intelligent life in the universe?"; "an intelligent question"
2.scintillating - marked by high spirits or excitement; "his fertile effervescent mind"; "scintillating personality"; "a row of sparkly cheerleaders"
lively - full of life and energy; "a lively discussion"; "lively and attractive parents"; "a lively party"
3.scintillating - having brief brilliant points or flashes of lightscintillating - 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"

scintillating

adjective brilliant, exciting, stimulating, lively, sparkling, bright, glittering, dazzling, witty, animated You can hardly expect scintillating conversation from a kid that age.

scintillating

adjective
Amusing or pleasing because of wit or originality:
Translations
ذَكي وَمُمْتِع
jiskřící
funklende
leiftrandi
kupinas sąmojožarstantis sąmojį
asprātīgsdzirkstošs
iskriaci
zekî ve hoş

scintillating

[ˈsɪntɪleɪtɪŋ] ADJ [wit, conversation, company] → chispeante, brillante; [jewels, chandelier] → relumbrante

scintillating

[ˈsɪntɪleɪtɪŋ] adj [performance, conversation, wit] → étincelant(e)

scintillating

adjfunkelnd attr; (fig: = witty, lively) wit, humour, performancesprühend attr; person, speechvor Geist sprühend attr; (= fascinating) informationfaszinierend; to be scintillatingfunkeln; → sprühen; → vor Geist sprühen; → faszinierend sein; in scintillating formin Hoch- or Glanzform

scintillating

[ˈsɪntɪˌleɪtɪŋ] adj (jewels, chandelier) → scintillante; (wit, conversation, company) → brillante

scintillating

(ˈsintileitiŋ) adjective
witty; very clever and amusing. She was in a scintillating mood; scintillating wit.
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Pearl set forth at a great pace, and as Hester smiled to perceive, did actually catch the sunshine, and stood laughing in the midst of it, all brightened by its splendour, and scintillating with the vivacity excited by rapid motion.
Her present countenance had a wild vindictiveness in its white cheek, and a bloodless lip and scintillating eye; and she retained in her closed fingers a portion of the locks she had been grasping.
And amid all these scintillating points of light one bright planet shone kindly and steadily like the face of an old friend.
How greedily I gazed upon the gaming-table, with its scattered louis d'or, ten-gulden pieces, and thalers; upon the streams of gold as they issued from the croupier's hands, and piled themselves up into heaps of gold scintillating as fire; upon the ell--long rolls of silver lying around the croupier.
The marquise had taken a few steps, but at these words she paused, looking at Newman with eyes like two scintillating globules of ice.
Enwritten upon the leaf where now are peering Eyes scintillating soul, there lie perdus Three eloquent words oft uttered in the hearing Of poets, by poets -- as the name is a poet's, too.
He held out his hand and displayed upon the centre of the palm a brilliantly scintillating blue stone, rather smaller than a bean in size, but of such purity and radiance that it twinkled like an electric point in the dark hollow of his hand.
The sunrise burned red in a pure sky, the shadows on the rim of the wood-lot were darkly blue, and beyond the white and scintillating fields patches of far-off forest hung like smoke.
In the far distance the Golden Cliffs raised their mighty barrier faces far into the starlit heavens, the precious metals and scintillating jewels that composed them sparkling in the brilliant light of Mars's two gorgeous moons.
Within lay the body, robed in costly habiliments covered with gold embroidery and starred with scintillating gems.
On the contrary he gazed joyfully, his eyes moist with tears, at this bright comet which, having traveled in its orbit with inconceivable velocity through immeasurable space, seemed suddenly- like an arrow piercing the earth- to remain fixed in a chosen spot, vigorously holding its tail erect, shining and displaying its white light amid countless other scintillating stars.
The firelight playing upon them conjured a multitude of scintillating rays, and as the wide eyes of the Belgian looked on in rapt fascination, the man's expression at last acknowledged a tangible purpose in courting the society of the ape-man.