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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 ?
It was not the Wide Awake, but the brig Glister. Did I say Wide Awake?
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. I am glad my house is well rid of him."
"So there came in three Ambassadors with a hundred servants all apparelled in changeable colours; the most of them in silks; the Ambassadors themselves (for at home in their own country they were noble men) in cloth of gold, with great chains of gold, with gold hanging at their ears, with gold rings upon their fingers, with brooches and aglettes* of gold upon their caps, which glistered full of pearls and precious stones; to be short, trimmed and adorned with all those things, which among the Utopians were either the punishment of bondmen, or the reproach of infamed persons, or else trifles for young children to play withall.
Finish with a dubbing loop of Veniard olive Glister.
Investigating officer, Detective Chief Inspector Nick Glister said: "I am becoming increasingly concerned about the whereabouts of Alexandru and his two-year-old daughter Antonia, who were last seen this afternoon.
"Glitter is on everyone's radar for 2018," says Carlie Hogan of Jackson, owner and founder of a line of cosmetic-grade glitter gels for the face, body, and hair called Galexie Glister.
Meanwhile, Florian Niedlich's "Finding the Right Kind of Attention: Dystopia and Transcendence in John Burnside's Glister" serves as the collection's sole eco-critical essay, exploring how individuals refuse to ameliorate environmental hazards.
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) 26.99 ISBN: 9780982893609