gleaming


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Synonyms for gleaming

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having a high, radiant sheen

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a flash of light (especially reflected light)

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an appearance of reflected light

bright with a steady but subdued shining

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With his long beak-like nose and his single gleaming eye, which shone brightly from under a thick tuft of grizzled brow, he seemed to Alleyne to have something of the look of some fierce old bird of prey.
The place was filled with creeping, crawling things; cold, sinuous bodies passed over me when I lay down, and in the darkness I occasionally caught glimpses of gleaming, fiery eyes, fixed in horrible intentness upon me.
As I was groping to remove the chain from about my victim's neck I glanced up into the darkness to see six pairs of gleaming eyes fixed, unwinking, upon me.
As the process went on, they saw the gleaming of water close at their feet, and found themselves on the very border of a mountain lake, deep, bright, clear, and calmly beautiful, spreading from brim to brim of a basin that had been scooped out of the solid rock.
The great tails of the plant men lashed with tremendous power about us as they charged from various directions or sprang with the agility of greyhounds above our heads; but every attack met a gleaming blade in sword hands that had been reputed for twenty years the best that Mars ever had known; for Tars Tarkas and John Carter were names that the fighting men of the world of warriors loved best to speak.
Five hundred feet below me lay the vivid scarlet carpet of the valley; nearly five thousand feet above towered the mighty, gleaming face of the gorgeous cliffs.
Once we thought we discerned a gilded minaret gleaming in the sun amidst the waving tops of far-distant trees, but we soon abandoned the idea in the belief that it was but an hallucination born of our great desire to discover the haunts of civilized men in this beautiful, yet forbidding, spot.
He shook his fist angrily at the gleaming eyes, and began securely to prop his moccasins before the fire.
The fire died down, and the gleaming eyes drew closer the circle they had flung about the camp.
Altogether, the operation on the miser's mind was a task that Godfrey would be sure to hand over to his more daring and cunning brother: Dunstan had made up his mind to that; and by the time he saw the light gleaming through the chinks of Marner's shutters, the idea of a dialogue with the weaver had become so familiar to him, that it occurred to him as quite a natural thing to make the acquaintance forthwith.
The RDDBEX0587 provides a telling contrast between the sparkling sunburst dial etched with slimline Roman numerals in black set on the gleaming mother of pearl dial, all of which is stylishly encapsulated in the 18k pink gold dial.
I am only too aware of Cardiff's shortcomings in this area, but 1,900 enforcement officers in Paris suggests a city that is far from gleaming despite the amount of money being spent on cleaning it up.
IT WAS petrol-head heaven as more than PS6 million worth of gleaming supermotors gathered in Small Heath.
The Gleaming System is designed to scavenge unused resources and to allocate them to the scientific workloads.
Departs January& February 2015 Rest and relax on a luxurious 14-night cruise, taking in the very best of coastal Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand, and enjoy stays in two of Asia's most vibrant island-cities - pulsating Hong Kong where ancient and ultra-modern worlds collide, and gleaming Singapore, with its hypnotic mix of Chinese, Malay and British influences.