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Synonyms of scintillate

Verb


1. scintillate, emit, give out, give off

usage: give off; "the substance scintillated sparks and flashes"

2. sparkle, scintillate, coruscate, reflect, shine

usage: reflect brightly; "Unquarried marble sparkled on the hillside"

3. twinkle, winkle, scintillate, shine, beam

usage: emit or reflect light in a flickering manner; "Does a constellation twinkle more brightly than a single star?"

4. scintillate, fluoresce

usage: physics: fluoresce momentarily when struck by a charged particle or high-energy photon; "the phosphor fluoresced"

5. sparkle, scintillate, coruscate, be

usage: be lively or brilliant or exhibit virtuosity; "The musical performance sparkled"; "A scintillating conversation"; "his playing coruscated throughout the concert hall"

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