verb (used without object)
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Origin of gleam
synonym study for gleam
OTHER WORDS FROM gleamgleam·ing·ly, adverbgleamless, adjectiveoutgleam, verb (used with object)un·gleam·ing, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for gleam
Baugh had brought nothing but his remarkable good will, and it was in full gleam for all to see when the president entered.
Polish them until they gleam with malice, wicked glee, and non-registry gifts.
A brown tacky gleam of years of paint accumulation covers the three-story apartment.The Weird Underground World of Urban Animal Husbandry|Dale Eisinger|May 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He asked me what I put on my nail polish to give all the colors a warm gleam.“I hear Gore’s voice and I want so much to be with him”|Anaïs Nin|October 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Evans, 31, whose eyes gleam behind a mess of blonde hair, was a formerly committed Christian whose faith had lapsed.
It was the darkest hour of twilight, when there was just enough of gleam from the lurid sky, to shew the outline of objects.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
He was sure that I was really there, and the gleam of white teeth showed a broadening dog-smile.The Soldier of the Valley|Nelson Lloyd
Mr. Levi enters almost beside him; how white his big eyeballs gleam, as he steps in under the same cold light!Checkmate|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
She smiled back at him, a pale, timid smile, like a gleam of sunshine from a wintry sky.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
Indirect lighting gave a pretty gleam to the metal gadgets on the tables.Fee of the Frontier|Horace Brown Fyfe