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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
GET into the festive spirit and inject some sparkle into your life with a glitteringly glamorous dress.
But we also had the wand-waving Spirit of the Tyne (played glitteringly by ex-Emmerdale actress Charlie Hardwick) and a trip to the underwater world of Atlantis, complete with a terrifying 3D shipwreck swim-through sequence and a great white shark with the ability to thrash around above the audience.
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.
Instead Steinbacher launched into a glitteringly martial showpiece without announcing its provenance.
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.
Technology is much like the stereotypical fickle lover: constantly changing and glitteringly alluring, but equally demanding and ultimately independent enough to leave you in a lurch.
7 presents a simple story: seven awkward rural characters hastily form a band to perform in a glitteringly "global" concert to be held locally by a big name.