gleam


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Synonyms for gleam

Synonyms for gleam

to emit a bright light

to shine brightly and steadily but without a flame

Synonyms for gleam

an appearance of reflected light

a flash of light (especially reflected light)

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be shiny, as if wet

shine brightly, like a star or a light

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appear briefly

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References in classic literature ?
It throws its unobtrusive tinge throughout the room, with a faint ruddiness upon the walls and ceiling, and a reflected gleam upon the polish of the furniture.
The whole picture was a flickering scheme of green gleams and shifting rusty black shadows, strangely trying to the eyes.
Why, it will gleam through the holes, and make thee look like a jack-o'-lantern
Sam watched them as they went, the light sending back fitful gleams through the dripping bushes, and it was not till they were fairly out of sight that he ventured to draw breath freely.
Unfortunately for Astoria, this bright gleam of sunshine was soon overclouded.
He has gone mad; and thence has come this gleam of genius.
The next day Tarzan was practicing with his bow and arrows at the first gleam of dawn.
said the Emperor reassured, and with a kindly gleam in his eyes, he patted Michaud on the shoulder.
She watched him with eyes in which there was a gleam sometimes almost of horror.
Here the Company were quartered in a scattered mountain hamlet, and Alleyne spent the day looking down upon the swarming army which poured with gleam of spears and flaunt of standards through the narrow pass.
She had told Anne that she never felt satisfied without a gleam of red somewhere about her, if it were only a flower.
A gleam of sunshine had caught one of the windows, which shone like fire.
The lawyer's gray eyes tried not to laugh, but they were dancing with irrepressible glee, and Alexey Alexandrovitch saw that it was not simply the delight of a man who has just got a profitable job: there was triumph and joy, there was a gleam like the malignant gleam he saw in his wife's eyes.
They thronged the narrow length of our schooner's decks with their ornamented and barbarous crowd, with the variegated colours of checkered sarongs, red turbans, white jackets, embroideries; with the gleam of scabbards, gold rings, charms, armlets, lance blades, and jewelled handles of their weapons.
He found it out, however, by another circumstance which he had not expected--namely, by certain gleams of light, which he presently guessed to proceed from Silas Marner's cottage.