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glis·ter

 (glĭs′tər)
intr.v. glis·tered, glis·ter·ing, glis·ters
To glisten.
n.
Glitter; brilliance.

[Middle English glisteren, probably from Middle Dutch glinsteren or Middle Low German glisteren; see ghel- in Indo-European roots.]

glister

(ˈɡlɪstə)
vb, n
an archaic word for glitter
[C14: probably from Middle Dutch glisteren]
ˈglisteringly adv

glit•ter

(ˈglɪt ər)

v.i.
1. to reflect light with a brilliant, sparkling luster; sparkle.
2. to make a brilliant show.
n.
3. a sparkling reflected light or luster.
4. showy splendor.
5. tiny pieces of sparkling material, used for decoration.
[1300–50; Middle English < Old Norse glitra; compare Old English glitenian, Old High German glīzan to shine, glitter]
glit′ter•ing•ly, adv.
glit′ter•y, adj.

glister


Past participle: glistered
Gerund: glistering

Imperative
glister
glister
Present
I glister
you glister
he/she/it glisters
we glister
you glister
they glister
Preterite
I glistered
you glistered
he/she/it glistered
we glistered
you glistered
they glistered
Present Continuous
I am glistering
you are glistering
he/she/it is glistering
we are glistering
you are glistering
they are glistering
Present Perfect
I have glistered
you have glistered
he/she/it has glistered
we have glistered
you have glistered
they have glistered
Past Continuous
I was glistering
you were glistering
he/she/it was glistering
we were glistering
you were glistering
they were glistering
Past Perfect
I had glistered
you had glistered
he/she/it had glistered
we had glistered
you had glistered
they had glistered
Future
I will glister
you will glister
he/she/it will glister
we will glister
you will glister
they will glister
Future Perfect
I will have glistered
you will have glistered
he/she/it will have glistered
we will have glistered
you will have glistered
they will have glistered
Future Continuous
I will be glistering
you will be glistering
he/she/it will be glistering
we will be glistering
you will be glistering
they will be glistering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been glistering
you have been glistering
he/she/it has been glistering
we have been glistering
you have been glistering
they have been glistering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been glistering
you will have been glistering
he/she/it will have been glistering
we will have been glistering
you will have been glistering
they will have been glistering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been glistering
you had been glistering
he/she/it had been glistering
we had been glistering
you had been glistering
they had been glistering
Conditional
I would glister
you would glister
he/she/it would glister
we would glister
you would glister
they would glister
Past Conditional
I would have glistered
you would have glistered
he/she/it would have glistered
we would have glistered
you would have glistered
they would have glistered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.glister - the quality of shining with a bright reflected lightglister - the quality of shining with a bright reflected light
brightness - the location of a visual perception along a continuum from black to white

glister

verb
To emit light suddenly in rays or sparks:
noun
Sparkling, brilliant light:
References in classic literature ?
What do I care to know of your Glister and your sealed orders
It is an old proverb and a true one, all is not gold that glisters.
THE BIG SICK (15) HHHHH BASED on the real-life courtship of Pakistani-American stand-up comedian Kumail Nanjiani and his wife Emily V Gordon, who co-wrote the script, The Big Sick is a small, perfectly formed gem, which is polished to a dazzling glister by a superb ensemble cast.
THE BIG SICK (15) HHHHHBASED on the real-life courtship of Pakistani-American stand-up comedian Kumail Nanjiani and his wife Emily V Gordon, who co-wrote the script, The Big Sick is a small, perfectly formed gem, which is polished to a dazzling glister by a superb ensemble cast.
In its Advisory 2014-018, the FDA added the following brands to the list of toothpastes containing fluoride: Aquafresh , Beam, Biotene, Calcident, Dentec, Dentium, Eucryl, Glister, Herbaflo, Kodomo, Kutitap, Lacalut, Meisu plus, Parodontax, Pealie White, PhilKraft, Pillypaste, Pyodontyl, Smileguard, Systems, Therabreath, Unique, Whiteglo and Yotuel.
Shepherd (author); THE GLISTER JOURNALS: BRONZE; China Blue Publishing (Children's: Young Adult Fiction) 26.
Gold may glister, but, as a King of Phrygia found, it is inedible.
Glister Butterworth lives in Chilblain Hall and proves to be a magnet for the odd and peculiar.
Bone morphogenetic proteins (BMPs), which belong to the transforming growth factor [beta] (TGF-[beta]) superfamily, form dimers that are interconnected by seven disulfide bonds (Knight and Glister, 2006).
These graphic novels are the first in a witty and inventive series starring young Glister Butterworth as the heroine.
According to The Guardian, books included on the longlist include: Mad, Bad and Sad: A History of Women and the Mind Doctors from 1800 by Lisa Appignanesi; The Tiger That Isn't by Michael Blastland & Andrew Dilnot; Torques: Drafts 58-76 by Rachel Blau Duplessis; Glister by John Burnside; and Planet of Slums by Mike Davis.