glisten

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From Middle English glisnen, glistnen, from Old English glisnian.

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glisten (third-person singular simple present glistens, present participle glistening, simple past and past participle glistened)

  1. (intransitive, of a wet or greasy surface) To reflect light with a glittering luster; to sparkle, coruscate, glint or flash.

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glisten (plural glistens)

  1. A glistening shine from a wet surface.

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