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scintillating

[ sin-tl-ey-ting ]

adjective

  1. a scintillating personality.

  2. witty; brilliantly clever:

    a scintillating conversationalist;

    a play full of scintillating dialogue.



scintillating

/ ˈsɪntɪˌleɪtɪŋ /

adjective

  1. sparkling; twinkling
  2. animated or brilliant


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Derived Forms

  • ˈscintilˌlatingly, adverb

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Other Words From

  • scintil·lating·ly adverb
  • un·scintil·lating adjective

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Word History and Origins

Origin of scintillating1

First recorded in 1880–85; scintillat(e) + -ing 1

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Example Sentences

However, handled carefully, a zero-dosage sparkling wine can be scintillating.

It seems obvious that reporters were shown mainly the bits that sounded scintillating and kept the story alive.

With some scintillating play, Die Oranje backed up their standing as dark horses for the tournament.

And thus as scintillating, as thrilling as they often are to watch, they also come tinged with tragedy for those who “blew it.”

And thus as scintillating, as thrilling as they often are to watch, they also come tinged with tragedy for those who "blew it."

Its scintillating rays glorified the dark corner with the aureole of a great hope.

He could not determine his journey's direction But for your bright scintillating protection.

Aladdin's Cave it was dubbed—a truly magical world of glassy facets and scintillating crystals.

She was a deep reader, and she had that wonderful gift of brilliant, flowing, scintillating speech.

But the blue diamond in its scintillating frame was so alluring that Annesley could not refuse.

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