glittering


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Synonyms for glittering

Synonyms for glittering

having brief brilliant points or flashes of light

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And this may serve for an example, that there is almost always an old and timeworn substance under all the glittering show of new invention."
But when he entered the room and saw for the first time His Majesty the Scarecrow seated upon his glittering throne, he stopped short in amazement.
Crossing glittering avenues, she went into the throng emerging from the places of forgetfulness.
Two hundred heavily-armed cavalry rode behind the Audley standard, while close at their heels came the Duke of Lancaster with a glittering train, heralds tabarded with the royal arms riding three deep upon cream-colored chargers in front of him.
"'Nay, I beheld their chief,' replied the scout, 'tall as a glittering rock.
Lured by the flowers and the shade and charmed by the songs of birds which invited to woodland paths and green fields, his imagination fired by glimpses of golden domes and glittering palaces in the distance on either hand, the Young Politician said:
Evening came, and with it troops of Elves to counsel their good Queen, who, seated on her mossy throne, looked anxiously upon the throng below, whose glittering wings and rustling robes gleamed like many-colored flowers.