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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!
He has enjoyed a stellar career even by the standards of the glitteringly serried ranks of the diplomatic service, having previously been our man in Brussels and the Prime Minister's national security adviser.
Fateh Mohammad Burfat said in his presidential address at the glitteringly befitting closing ceremony of 3-day University of Sindh Model United Nations (USMUN) conference organized by Bureau of Students Tutorial Guidance/ Counseling Services and Co-curricular Activities (STAGS) at the auditorium of Shaheed Mohtarama Benazir Bhutto Research Chair and Convention Center of the varsity with World Bank expert and illustrious entrepreneur Ali Nawaz Memon in the chair as Chief Guest.
Still, Stephen Holden's New York Times review singles out Guillermo Diaz's "wrenching" performance, adding that when La Miranda and Bostonian (a black drag queen) are on screen, Stonewall "swivels glitteringly to life" (1996).
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."
2) called the "glitteringly elitist" view of what we now call "creativity", since it was attributed to divine inspiration or possession of the rare gift of genius and beyond the comprehension of normal mortals.
GET into the festive spirit and inject some sparkle into your life with a glitteringly glamorous dress.