glister

  • 1 Glister — Glis ter, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Glistered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Glistering}.] [OE. glistren; akin to G. glistern,glinstern, D. glinsteren, and E. glisten. See {Glisten}.] To be bright; to sparkle; to be brilliant; to shine; to glisten; to glitter.… …

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  • 2 Glister — Glis ter, n. Glitter; luster. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 3 Glister — Glis ter, n. [Cf. OF. glistere.] Same as {Clyster}. [1913 Webster] Glisteringly Glis ter*ing*ly, adv. In a glistering manner. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 4 glister — (v.) late 14c., probably from or related to Low Ger. glisten, M.Du. glisteren, from PIE root *ghel to shine, glitter (see GLASS (Cf. glass)). Related: Glistered; glistering. As a noun, from 1530s …

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  • 5 glister — [glis′tər] vi., n. [ME glisteren, prob. < LowG, as in MDu glinsteren, MLowG glistern, akin to GLISTEN] archaic var. of GLISTEN …

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  • 6 glister — intransitive verb (glistered; glistering) Etymology: Middle English glistren; akin to Old English glisian Date: 14th century glitter • glister noun …

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  • 7 glister — glisteringly, adv. /glis teuhr/, v.i. Archaic. 1. to glisten; glitter. n. 2. glitter; sparkle. [1350 1400; ME; akin to GLISTEN] * * * …

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  • 8 glister — 1. verb To gleam, glisten or coruscate All that glisters is not gold. Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice (II, vii) 2. noun A brilliant flash; a glint …

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  • 9 glister — (Roget s Thesaurus II) I verb To emit light suddenly in rays or sparks: coruscate, flash, glance, gleam, glimmer, glint, glisten, glitter, scintillate, shimmer, spangle, sparkle, twinkle, wink. See LIGHT. II noun Sparkling, brilliant light: flash …

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  • 10 glister — n. glitter, sparkle; brilliance v. (Archaic) shine or sparkle brightly; glisten …

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  • 11 glister — [ glɪstə] literary verb sparkle; glitter. noun a sparkle. Origin ME: prob. from Mid. Low Ger. glistern or MDu. glisteren …

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  • 12 glister — v. n. See glisten …

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  • 13 glister — glis·ter …

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  • 14 glister — glis•ter [[t]ˈglɪs tər[/t]] v. i. n. archaic glitter • Etymology: 1350–1400; ME; akin to glisten glis′ter•ing•ly, adv …

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  • 15 glister — /ˈglɪstə/ (say glistuh) verb (i) 1. to glisten; glitter. –noun 2. a glistening; glitter. {Middle English; frequentative of obsolete verb glist glitter, variant of glisten (? backformation) …

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  • 16 glister — v. & n. archaic v.intr. sparkle; glitter. n. a sparkle; a gleam. Etymology: ME f. MLG glistern, MDu glisteren, rel. to GLISTEN …

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  • 17 Ether Glister — est une série de bande dessinée française de science fiction. Scénario : Nathalie Ferlut Dessins : Thierry Leprévost (tome 2), Yoann (tome 1) Couleurs : Thierry Leprévost (tome 2), Yoann (tome 1) Albums Tome 1 : Catharzie… …

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  • 18 Glistered — Glister Glis ter, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Glistered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Glistering}.] [OE. glistren; akin to G. glistern,glinstern, D. glinsteren, and E. glisten. See {Glisten}.] To be bright; to sparkle; to be brilliant; to shine; to glisten; to… …

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  • 19 Glistering — Glister Glis ter, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Glistered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Glistering}.] [OE. glistren; akin to G. glistern,glinstern, D. glinsteren, and E. glisten. See {Glisten}.] To be bright; to sparkle; to be brilliant; to shine; to glisten; to… …

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  • 20 Glisteringly — Glister Glis ter, n. [Cf. OF. glistere.] Same as {Clyster}. [1913 Webster] Glisteringly Glis ter*ing*ly, adv. In a glistering manner. [1913 Webster] …

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