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scintillate

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From Latin scintillatus, past participle of scintillare (to sparkle, glitter, gleam, flash), from scintilla (a spark)

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scintillate (third-person singular simple present scintillates, present participle scintillating, simple past and past participle scintillated)

  1. (intransitive) To give off sparks; to shine as if emanating sparks; to twinkle or glow.
  2. (transitive) To throw off like sparks.

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scintillate

  1. second-person plural present tense and imperative of scintillare

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scintillāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of scintillō