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glisten (v.)

Old English glisnian "to glisten, gleam," from Proto-Germanic *glis- (source also of Old English glisian "to glitter, shine," Old Frisian glisa "to shine," Middle High German glistern "to sparkle," Old Danish glisse "to shine"), from PIE root *ghel- (2) "to shine," with derivatives referring to bright materials and gold. Related: Glistened; glistening.

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Definitions of glisten from WordNet
1
glisten (v.)
be shiny, as if wet;
His eyes were glistening
Synonyms: glitter / glint / gleam / shine
2
glisten (n.)
the quality of shining with a bright reflected light;
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