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spar·kle

 (spär′kəl)
intr.v. spar·kled, spar·kling, spar·kles
1. To give off sparks.
2.
a. To give off or reflect flashes of light; glitter: "The night seemed very large and still, and the stars sparkled like frost in the black sky" (Laura Ingalls Wilder). "The diamonds sparkled in a sunset ray that came through the slats of the shutters" (Edith Wharton). See Synonyms at flash.
b. To be reflected in small flashes of light: "The light of the rising moon sparkled on the sea" (Arthur C. Clarke).
3. To be brilliant in performance.
4. To make or contain witty or intelligently lively remarks: Their conversation sparkled all evening.
5. To release gas bubbles; effervesce: Champagne sparkles.
n.
1. A small spark or gleaming particle.
2. A glittering quality.
3. Brilliant animation; vivacity.
4. Emission of gas bubbles; effervescence.

[Middle English sparklen, frequentative of sparken, to spark; see spark1.]

sparkling

(ˈspɑːklɪŋ)
adj
(Commerce) performing very well
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sparkling - a rapid change in brightnesssparkling - a rapid change in brightness; a brief spark or flash
alteration, change, modification - an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another; "the change was intended to increase sales"; "this storm is certainly a change for the worse"; "the neighborhood had undergone few modifications since his last visit years ago"
Adj.1.sparkling - shining with brilliant points of light like stars; "sparkling snow"; "sparkling eyes"
starry - abounding with or resembling stars; "a starry night"; "starry illumination"
2.sparkling - used of wines and waters; charged naturally or artificially with carbon dioxide; "sparkling wines"; "sparkling water"
noneffervescent, still - not sparkling; "a still wine"; "still mineral water"

sparkling

adjective
1. fizzy, bubbly, effervescent, frothy, carbonated, foamy, gassy a glass of sparkling wine
2. vibrant, lively, animated, vivacious, bright, brilliant, ebullient, effervescent He is sparkling and versatile in front of the camera.
3. glittering, bright, glistening, flashing, shining, gleaming, shimmering, twinkling, glinting, scintillating, lustrous jellies that look like sparkling jewels in the fall sunshine

sparkling

adjective
1. Full of joyful, unrestrained high spirits:
2. Amusing or pleasing because of wit or originality:
Translations
حَيَوي، لامِعفَوّار
šumivýtřpytivýjiskřivýperlivý
mousserende
gyöngyözõ
freyîandilíflegur, leiftrandi
lśniący
iskriaci
bleščečpeneč se

sparkling

[ˈspɑːklɪŋ] ADJ
1. (= bright) [glass etc] → centelleante; [eyes] → chispeante
2. (= fizzy) [wine] → espumoso
a sparkling drinkuna bebida espumosa
sparkling wateragua con gas
3. (= scintillating) [person, wit, conversation] → chispeante

sparkling

[ˈspɑːrklɪŋ] adj
[jewel, light, eyes] → étincelant(e); [water] → scintillant(e)
[wine] → mousseux/euse, pétillant(e); [water] → pétillant(e)
[person, performance, wit] → étincelant(e)

sparkling

adj lightsglänzend, funkelnd; eyesfunkelnd; witsprühend; (= lively) personvor Leben sprühend; (= scintillating) performancebrilliant; (= witty) person, speech, conversationvor Geist sprühend; (= bubbling) lemonade etcperlend; wineperlend, moussierend; ciderkohlensäurehaltig; sparkling (mineral) waterMineralwasser ntmit Kohlensäure, Selterswasser nt; sparkling wine (as type) → Schaumwein m, → Sekt m; (= slightly sparkling)Perlwein m; in sparkling formin glänzender Form; the car was sparkling (clean)das Auto blitzte vor Sauberkeit
advfunkelnd, blitzend; sparkling clean floors and wallsblitzsaubere Fußböden und Wände

sparkling

[ˈspɑːklɪŋ] adj (gen) → scintillante, sfavillante; (person, conversation) → brillante; (wine) → frizzante

sparkle

(ˈspaːkl) noun
1. an effect like that made by little sparks. There was a sudden sparkle as her diamond ring caught the light.
2. liveliness or brightness. She has lots of sparkle.
verb
1. to glitter, as if throwing off tiny sparks. The snow sparkled in the sunlight.
2. to be lively or witty. She really sparkled at that party.
ˈsparkling adjective
1. (of wines) giving off bubbles of gas.
2. lively. sparkling humour/wit.
References in classic literature ?
But in spite of the comical red imps, sparkling elves, and the gorgeous princes and princesses, Jo's pleasure had a drop of bitterness in it.
exclaimed Cora, her cheeks flushing, and her dark eyes once more sparkling with the lingering emotions of a woman.
She stopped breathlessly, with glowing cheeks and sparkling eyes--a charming picture of youth and trustfulness.
The trees impending over it had flung down great branches from time to time, which choked up the current, and compelled it to form eddies and black depths at some points; while, in its swifter and livelier passages there appeared a channel-way of pebbles, and brown, sparkling sand.
A great elm tree spread its broad branches over it, at the foot of which bubbled up a spring of the softest and sweetest water, in a little well formed of a barrel; and then stole sparkling away through the grass, to a neighboring brook, that babbled along among alders and dwarf willows.
Men may seem detestable as joint stock-companies and nations; knaves, fools, and murderers there may be; men may have mean and meagre faces; but man, in the ideal, is so noble and so sparkling, such a grand and glowing creature, that over any ignominious blemish in him all his fellows should run to throw their costliest robes.
Instead of sparkling water, he now spouts red blood.
Perhaps the summertime suggests to you thoughts of the country, visions of green fields and mountains and sparkling lakes.
Now, Missis, she wanted me to do dis way, and she wanted me to do dat way; and, finally, I got kinder sarcy, and, says I, `Now, Missis, do jist look at dem beautiful white hands o' yourn with long fingers, and all a sparkling with rings, like my white lilies when de dew 's on 'em; and look at my great black stumpin hands.
The level strip of ground which stretches through and beyond the town is laid out in handsome pleasure grounds, shaded by noble trees and adorned at intervals with lofty and sparkling fountain-jets.
Well, when Tom and me got to the edge of the hill- top we looked away down into the village and could see three or four lights twinkling, where there was sick folks, maybe; and the stars over us was sparkling ever so fine; and down by the village was the river, a whole mile broad, and awful still and grand.
The little schoolhouse with its flagpole on top and its two doors in front, one for boys and the other for girls, stood on the crest of a hill, with rolling fields and meadows on one side, a stretch of pine woods on the other, and the river glinting and sparkling in the distance.