scintillating

[ sin-tl-ey-ting ]
/ ˈsɪn tlˌeɪ tɪŋ /

adjective

animated; vivacious; effervescent: a scintillating personality.
witty; brilliantly clever: a scintillating conversationalist; a play full of scintillating dialogue.

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Origin of scintillating

First recorded in 1880–85; scintillate + -ing1

OTHER WORDS FROM scintillating

scin·til·lat·ing·ly, adverbun·scin·til·lat·ing, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for scintillating

scintillating
/ (ˈsɪntɪˌleɪtɪŋ) /

adjective

sparkling; twinkling
animated or brilliant

Derived forms of scintillating

scintillatingly, adverb
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