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Related to agleam: gleaming


adv. & adj.
Brightly shining.


(postpositive) glowing; gleaming



gleaming; bright; radiant.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.agleam - bright with a steady but subdued shiningagleam - bright with a steady but subdued shining; "from the plane we saw the city below agleam with lights"; "the gleaming brass on the altar"; "Nereids beneath the nitid moon"
bright - emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts; "the sun was bright and hot"; "a bright sunlit room"


adj prederleuchtet; his eyes were agleam with mischiefseine Augen blitzten or funkelten schelmisch
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He is all agleam with bullion, a blue-and-gold edition of the Poetry of War.
Her eyes agleam with hope (mixed with girlish insecurity), Dench has us rooting for her from the start.
Nazim] pulls the photo from his wallet, giving thanks, even to the Brazilian who owns his kidney, which rides a limo through the boulevards of Rio & daily rubs against a money belt thick with bills & floats beside a bladder streaming piss into a marble urinal, its goal-platted fixtures agleam.
By day it's a grey sprawl, but by night it's a black backdrop drenched with diamonds, every light agleam in every window and the bright corporate neon adding a splash of colour.
Developer Daniel Kodsi aimed as high as couture fashion designers in his vision of a glimmering Miami skyline agleam with luxury condo towers.
yet breathing those fumes, walking the thronged pavements among crippled lives, jackhammers raging, a parking lot painfully agleam in the May sun, I have seen not behind but within, within the dull grief, blown grit, hideous concrete facades, another grief, a gleam as of dew, an abode of mercy, have heard not behind but within noise a humming that drifted into a quiet smile.
Before us stretched the vast expanse of Lake Ontario, agleam in the moonlight, the swish of the waves sounding like giant inhalations and exhalations.
Yet even while few yellow brick political roads end at cities agleam with emeralds and good men, the journey down none of them begins until the first step and each thereafter is launched by hope.
My [F]<begin strike through>f<end strike through>ather's house, Its aisles agleam with candles Lit for humble shades, Is starry with a vernal frost, And brimming with the sound of prayer: Its aisles, like stone-wreathed paths Along a sacred wood, Invoking, as the autumn fades Into November's drear, A memory of the graves Of the forgotten good.
Few imagine that beneath Geneva's iconic 'Jet d'Eau' water fountain there is a ship-shape pump room painted in primary colours and agleam with polished metal.