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glit·ter

 (glĭt′ər)
n.
1. A sparkling or glistening light.
2. Brilliant or showy, often superficial attractiveness.
3. Small pieces of light-reflecting decorative material.
intr.v. glit·tered, glit·ter·ing, glit·ters
1. To sparkle brilliantly; glisten: a gold ring that glittered in the display window; eyes that glittered with tears. See Synonyms at flash.
2. To be reflected as a sparkling or glistening light: The sun glittered on the snow.

[Middle English gliteren, to sparkle, from Old Norse glitra; see ghel- in Indo-European roots.]

glit′ter·ing·ly adv.
glit′ter·y adj.
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The blows of the basement hammer every day grew more and more between; and each blow every day grew fainter than the last; the wife sat frozen at the window, with tearless eyes, glitteringly gazing into the weeping faces of her children; the bellows fell; the forge choked up with cinders; the house was sold; the mother dived down into the long church-yard grass; her children twice followed her thither; and the houseless, familyless old man staggered off a vagabond in crape; his every woe unreverenced; his grey head a scorn to flaxen curls
NUTCRACKER by Scottish Ballet, Theatre Royal until Saturday The enduring tale of kids, mice, sweeties and a magician is certainly not just for Christmas when a revival of the late Peter Darrell's 1970s version is as glitteringly entrancing and rewarding as this.
But it was mostly because of what lay high overhead: the glitteringly rich sky harboring the Sagittarius Teapot, the Scorpion's Tail, and our galaxy's core.
For both, a glitteringly glorious phase was followed by a nationally shameful period while both were extreme nationalists and anti-communists.
The narrative of recovery and homecoming in Blindness culminates in the final image of the film: an unexpected framing shot of the city skyline where glitteringly modern buildings grow from densely green, flourishing trees.
The first Halo Wars game, for all its glitteringly wondrous CG, contained characters that {effects studio Blur] essentially made up.
GET into the festive spirit and inject some sparkle into your life with a glitteringly glamorous dress.
At the same time, it ensures that we don't mistake the film for anything more than a glitteringly depthless experience.
Now they assumed a characteristic urban form, like large and opulent classical houses, embellished internally with mirror, cut glass and gilding to make them glitteringly attractive.
If in his sonnet "Yo persigo una forma" the poetic voice describes his struggle and failure to find the right form, then the poem's metrics show that the poet has dominated both tradition and innovation in order to present a glitteringly perfect modernista sonnet.
The night ended with her two strongest suits: the glitteringly euphoric My Best and a heartfelt Nothing''s Real but Love, the latter dedicated to all of her loyal fans in Liverpool.