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g lin ting

  • v  be shiny, as if wet
  • v  throw a glance at; take a brief look at
  • s  having brief brilliant points or flashes of light
    glinting eyes
    glinting water

  • A minute after the crash, it lay like a giant, shattered fish just beneath the transparent waters of the bay, with scattered debris and flakes of aluminum skin glinting on the .
  • There is a creamy stucco Palm Beach mansion, its red tile roof glinting fiercely in the sun and bougainvillea rioting, colorfully in the yard.
  • His Dark Materials--the phrase comes from Milton's Paradise Lost--takes place in a glinting, shadowy, clockwork version of Edwardian England, with some (very) notable differences.
News & Articles

  • Mom to Mom: Rain-soaked and grateful for the glistening web
    As I sat in the sunshine, surrounded by family and friends, getting pelted by candy at the Memorial Day parade, I glanced up at the sun glinting off the glorious snow-covered mountain towering in the distance, and it occurred to me: I love Vermont. I really do.
    June 8, 2013 - The Burlington Free Press

  • Anne Frank in AFP
    Anne Frank wrote in her diary on February 23, 1944: "The two of us looked out at the blue sky, the bare chestnut tree glistening with dew, the seagulls and other birds glinting with silver as they swooped through the air. We were so moved and...
  • Sir Menzies Campbell in
    The Conservatives are not fit to govern,Sir Menzies said. "Last year the Conservative conference was about health, happiness and the sunshine glinting through the trees. This year it will be flag, fear, and foreigners ...... without any...
  • Jonathan Lethem in Sydney Morning Herald
    Rolling Stone magazine's Jonathan Lethem wrote that the record was littered "with glinting references to world events like 9/11 and Hurricane Katrina, though anyone seeking a moral, to paraphrase Mark Twain, should be shot".

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