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twinkle

  • noun a rapid change in brightness; a brief spark or flash
    scintillation; sparkling.
  • noun merriment expressed by a brightness or gleam or animation of countenance
    sparkle; spark; light.
    • he had a sparkle in his eye
    • there's a perpetual twinkle in his eyes

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kleig

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dimmed

  • adjective made dim or less bright
    dim.
    • the dimmed houselights brought a hush of anticipation
    • dimmed headlights
    • we like dimmed lights when we have dinner
  • verb switch (a car's headlights) from a higher to a lower beam
    dim; dip.

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klieg

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flicker

  • noun a momentary flash of light
    glint; spark.
  • noun North American woodpecker

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dimmable

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glimmer

  • noun a flash of light (especially reflected light)
    gleam; gleaming.
  • noun a slight suggestion or vague understanding
    glimmering; intimation; inkling.
    • he had no inkling what was about to happen

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shin

  • noun the front part of the human leg between the knee and the ankle
  • noun a cut of meat from the lower part of the leg
    shin bone.

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twinkly

  • adjective satellite smiling with happiness or optimism
    smiling; beamish.
    • Come to my arms, my beamish boy!"- Lewis Carroll
    • a room of smiling faces
    • a round red twinkly Santa Claus

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wizen

  • adjective satellite lean and wrinkled by shrinkage as from age or illness
    withered; shriveled; wizened; shrivelled; shrunken.
    • the old woman's shriveled skin
    • he looked shriveled and ill
    • a shrunken old man
    • a lanky scarecrow of a man with withered face and lantern jaws"-W.F.Starkie
    • he did well despite his withered arm
    • a wizened little man with frizzy grey hair

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verey

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nicker

  • noun the characteristic sounds made by a horse
    whinny; neigh; whicker.
  • verb make a characteristic sound, of a horse
    whinny; neigh; whicker.

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waveoff

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festoon

  • noun a curtain of fabric draped and bound at intervals to form graceful curves
  • noun an embellishment consisting of a decorative representation of a string of flowers suspended between two points; used on pottery or in architectural work

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fizz

  • noun an effervescent beverage (usually alcoholic)
  • verb become bubbly or frothy or foaming
    froth; foam; effervesce; sparkle; form bubbles.
    • The boiling soup was frothing
    • The river was foaming
    • Sparkling water

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trefoil

  • noun any of several Old World herbs of the genus Medicago having small flowers and trifoliate compound leaves
    medic; medick.
  • noun a plant of the genus Trifolium
    clover.

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spangle

  • noun adornment consisting of a small piece of shiny material used to decorate clothing
    diamante; sequin.
  • verb glitter as if covered with spangles

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strobe

  • noun scientific instrument that provides a flashing light synchronized with the periodic movement of an object; can make moving object appear stationary
    stroboscope; strobe light.

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flashing

  • noun a short vivid experience
    flash.
    • a flash of emotion swept over him
    • the flashings of pain were a warning
  • noun sheet metal shaped and attached to a roof for strength and weatherproofing

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chanukah

  • noun (Judaism) an eight-day Jewish holiday commemorating the rededication of the Temple of Jerusalem in 165 BC
    Channukah; Feast of Dedication; Channukkah; Chanukkah; Hanukkah; Feast of the Dedication; Feast of Lights; Hannukah; Festival of Lights; Hanukah.

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agleam

  • adjective satellite bright with a steady but subdued shining
    nitid; gleaming.
    • from the plane we saw the city below agleam with lights
    • the gleaming brass on the altar
    • Nereids beneath the nitid moon

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photoflood

  • noun light that is a source of artificial illumination having a broad beam; used in photography
    flood; floodlight; flood lamp.

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pulsate

  • verb expand and contract rhythmically; beat rhythmically
    throb; pulse.
    • The baby's heart was pulsating again after the surgeon massaged it
  • verb move with or as if with a regular alternating motion
    beat; quiver.
    • the city pulsated with music and excitement

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blinker

  • noun a light that flashes on and off; used as a signal or to send messages
    flasher.
  • noun a blinking light on a motor vehicle that indicates the direction in which the vehicle is about to turn
    trafficator; turn indicator; turn signal.

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shimmer

  • noun a weak and tremulous light
    play.
    • the shimmer of colors on iridescent feathers
    • the play of light on the water
  • verb shine with a weak or fitful light
    • Beech leaves shimmered in the moonlight

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chanukkah

  • noun (Judaism) an eight-day Jewish holiday commemorating the rededication of the Temple of Jerusalem in 165 BC
    Channukah; Feast of Dedication; Channukkah; Hanukkah; Feast of the Dedication; Feast of Lights; Hannukah; Chanukah; Festival of Lights; Hanukah.

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twinkling

  • noun a very short time (as the time it takes the eye to blink or the heart to beat)
    instant; wink; blink of an eye; flash; New York minute; jiffy; heartbeat; split second; trice.
    • if I had the chance I'd do it in a flash
  • verb gleam or glow intermittently
    wink; winkle; flash; twinkle; blink.
    • The lights were flashing

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taxiway

  • noun a paved surface in the form of a strip; used by planes taxiing to or from the runway at an airport
    taxi strip.

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winking

  • noun a reflex that closes and opens the eyes rapidly
    nictitation; eye blink; nictation; blinking; blink; wink.
  • verb signal by winking
    wink.
    • She winked at him

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hanukah

  • noun (Judaism) an eight-day Jewish holiday commemorating the rededication of the Temple of Jerusalem in 165 BC
    Channukah; Feast of Dedication; Channukkah; Chanukkah; Hanukkah; Feast of the Dedication; Feast of Lights; Hannukah; Chanukah; Festival of Lights.

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blinking

  • noun a reflex that closes and opens the eyes rapidly
    nictitation; winking; eye blink; nictation; blink; wink.
  • verb briefly shut the eyes
    wink; nictitate; nictate; blink.
    • The TV announcer never seems to blink

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occult

  • noun supernatural forces and events and beings collectively
    supernatural.
    • She doesn't believe in the supernatural
  • noun supernatural practices and techniques
    occult arts.
    • he is a student of the occult

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glow

  • noun an alert and refreshed state
    freshness.
  • noun light from nonthermal sources
    luminescence.

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globe

  • noun the 3rd planet from the sun; the planet we live on
    earth; world.
    • the Earth moves around the sun
    • he sailed around the world
  • noun an object with a spherical shape
    ball; orb.
    • a ball of fire

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dowse

  • noun searching for underground water or minerals by using a dowsing rod
    dowsing; rhabdomancy.
  • verb wet thoroughly
    douse.

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hannukah

  • noun (Judaism) an eight-day Jewish holiday commemorating the rededication of the Temple of Jerusalem in 165 BC
    Channukah; Feast of Dedication; Channukkah; Chanukkah; Hanukkah; Feast of the Dedication; Feast of Lights; Chanukah; Festival of Lights; Hanukah.

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glint

  • noun a momentary flash of light
    spark; flicker.
  • noun a spatially localized brightness

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marlboro

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blaze

  • noun a strong flame that burns brightly
    blazing.
    • the blaze spread rapidly
  • noun a cause of difficulty and suffering
    hell.
    • war is hell
    • go to blazes

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varicolored

  • adjective satellite having a variety of colors
    varicoloured; variegated.
  • adjective satellite having sections or patches colored differently and usually brightly
    painted; multi-coloured; varicoloured; multicolour; motley; pied; particolored; multi-color; multicolored; multicoloured; multicolor; particoloured; piebald; multi-colored; multi-colour; calico.
    • a jester dressed in motley
    • the painted desert
    • a particolored dress
    • a piebald horse
    • pied daisies

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scintillate

  • verb give off
    • the substance scintillated sparks and flashes
  • verb reflect brightly
    sparkle; coruscate.
    • Unquarried marble sparkled on the hillside

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ghastly

  • adjective satellite shockingly repellent; inspiring horror
    macabre; grisly; sick; gruesome; grim.
    • ghastly wounds
    • the grim aftermath of the bombing
    • the grim task of burying the victims
    • a grisly murder
    • gruesome evidence of human sacrifice
    • macabre tales of war and plague in the Middle ages
    • macabre tortures conceived by madmen
  • adjective satellite gruesomely indicative of death or the dead
    sepulchral; charnel.
    • a charnel smell came from the chest filled with dead men's bones
    • ghastly shrieks
    • the sepulchral darkness of the catacombs

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douse

  • verb put out, as of a candle or a light
    put out.
    • Douse the lights
  • verb wet thoroughly
    dowse.

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nicker

  • noun the characteristic sounds made by a horse
    whinny; neigh; whicker.
  • verb make a characteristic sound, of a horse
    whinny; neigh; whicker.

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blink

  • noun a reflex that closes and opens the eyes rapidly
    nictitation; winking; eye blink; nictation; blinking; wink.
  • verb briefly shut the eyes
    wink; nictitate; nictate.
    • The TV announcer never seems to blink

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neon

  • noun a colorless odorless gaseous element that give a red glow in a vacuum tube; one of the six inert gasses; occurs in the air in small amounts
    atomic number 10; Ne.

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flicker

  • noun a momentary flash of light
    glint; spark.
  • noun North American woodpecker

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multicolored

  • adjective satellite having sections or patches colored differently and usually brightly
    painted; multi-coloured; varicoloured; multicolour; varicolored; motley; pied; particolored; multi-color; multicoloured; multicolor; particoloured; piebald; multi-colored; multi-colour; calico.
    • a jester dressed in motley
    • the painted desert
    • a particolored dress
    • a piebald horse
    • pied daisies

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shin

  • noun the front part of the human leg between the knee and the ankle
  • noun a cut of meat from the lower part of the leg
    shin bone.

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flash

  • noun a sudden intense burst of radiant energy
  • noun a momentary brightness

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multicoloured

  • adjective satellite having sections or patches colored differently and usually brightly
    painted; multi-coloured; varicoloured; multicolour; varicolored; motley; pied; particolored; multi-color; multicolored; multicolor; particoloured; piebald; multi-colored; multi-colour; calico.
    • a jester dressed in motley
    • the painted desert
    • a particolored dress
    • a piebald horse
    • pied daisies

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ablaze

  • adjective satellite keenly excited (especially sexually) or indicating excitement
    aroused; aflame.
    • his face all ablaze with excitement"- Bram Stoker
    • he was aflame with desire
  • adjective satellite lighted up by or as by fire or flame
    afire; alight; on fire; aflame; aflare.
    • forests set ablaze (or afire) by lightning
    • even the car's tires were aflame
    • a night aflare with fireworks
    • candles alight on the tables
    • houses on fire

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phototherapy

  • noun the use of strong light to treat acne or hyperbilirubinemia of the newborn

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dim

  • verb switch (a car's headlights) from a higher to a lower beam
    dip.
  • verb become dim or lusterless
    • the lights dimmed and the curtain rose

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masthead

  • noun a listing printed in all issues of a newspaper or magazine (usually on the editorial page) that gives the name of the publication and the names of the editorial staff, etc.
    flag.
  • noun the title of a newspaper or magazine; usually printed on the front page and on the editorial page

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flickering

  • adjective satellite shining unsteadily
    aflicker.
  • verb move back and forth very rapidly
    flitter; flicker; quiver; flutter; waver.
    • the candle flickered

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stroboscopic

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gleam

  • noun an appearance of reflected light
    gleaming; lambency; glow.
  • noun a flash of light (especially reflected light)
    gleaming; glimmer.

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hanukkah

  • noun (Judaism) an eight-day Jewish holiday commemorating the rededication of the Temple of Jerusalem in 165 BC
    Channukah; Feast of Dedication; Channukkah; Chanukkah; Feast of the Dedication; Feast of Lights; Hannukah; Chanukah; Festival of Lights; Hanukah.

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dot

  • noun a very small circular shape
    point.
    • a row of points
    • draw lines between the dots
  • noun the United States federal department that institutes and coordinates national transportation programs; created in 1966
    Department of Transportation; Transportation.

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autochthonic

  • adjective satellite originating where it is found
    autochthonal; indigenous; autochthonous; endemic.
    • the autochthonal fauna of Australia includes the kangaroo
    • autochthonous rocks and people and folktales
    • endemic folkways
    • the Ainu are indigenous to the northernmost islands of Japan

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wink

  • noun a very short time (as the time it takes the eye to blink or the heart to beat)
    instant; blink of an eye; flash; New York minute; twinkling; jiffy; heartbeat; split second; trice.
    • if I had the chance I'd do it in a flash
  • noun closing one eye quickly as a signal

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murkily

  • adverb unclearly; opaquely
    • murkily expressed ideas
  • adverb with a dim light
    dimly.
    • a dimly lit room

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blink

  • noun a reflex that closes and opens the eyes rapidly
    nictitation; winking; eye blink; nictation; blinking; wink.
  • verb briefly shut the eyes
    wink; nictitate; nictate.
    • The TV announcer never seems to blink

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cusped

  • adjective satellite having cusps or points
    cuspidated; cuspidal; cuspated; cuspate; cuspidate.

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glimmering

  • noun a slight suggestion or vague understanding
    glimmer; intimation; inkling.
    • he had no inkling what was about to happen
  • verb shine brightly, like a star or a light
    gleam; glimmer.

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sparkly

  • adjective satellite marked by high spirits or excitement
    effervescent; bubbling; scintillating; frothy.
    • his fertile effervescent mind
    • scintillating personality
    • a row of sparkly cheerleaders
  • adjective satellite having brief brilliant points or flashes of light
    glittery; fulgid; glistering; scintillant; coruscant; aglitter; glinting; scintillating; glittering.
    • bugle beads all aglitter
    • glinting eyes
    • glinting water
    • his glittering eyes were cold and malevolent
    • shop window full of glittering Christmas trees
    • glittery costume jewelry
    • scintillant mica
    • the scintillating stars
    • a dress with sparkly sequins
    • `glistering' is an archaic term

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silhouette

  • noun an outline of a solid object (as cast by its shadow)
  • noun a drawing of the outline of an object; filled in with some uniform color

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flick

  • noun a light sharp contact (usually with something flexible)
    • he gave it a flick with his finger
    • he felt the flick of a whip
  • noun a short stroke

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fluorescent

  • noun a lighting fixture that uses a fluorescent lamp
    fluorescent fixture.
  • adjective satellite emitting light during exposure to radiation from an external source

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bookstore

  • noun a shop where books are sold
    bookshop; bookstall.

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flasher

  • noun someone with a compulsive desire to expose the genitals
    exhibitionist.
  • noun an electrical device that automatically turns a lamp on and off (as for an advertising display)

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fade

  • noun a golf shot that curves to the right for a right-handed golfer
    slicing; slice.
    • he took lessons to cure his slicing
  • noun gradually ceasing to be visible
    disappearance.

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annunciator

  • noun an indicator that announces which electrical circuit has been active (as on a telephone switchboard)

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glitter

  • noun the quality of shining with a bright reflected light
    glister; scintillation; glisten; sparkle.
  • noun the occurrence of a small flash or spark
    sparkle; coruscation.

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icicle

  • noun ice resembling a pendent spear, formed by the freezing of dripping water

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sparkle

  • noun merriment expressed by a brightness or gleam or animation of countenance
    spark; light; twinkle.
    • he had a sparkle in his eye
    • there's a perpetual twinkle in his eyes
  • noun the occurrence of a small flash or spark
    glitter; coruscation.

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twinkle

  • noun a rapid change in brightness; a brief spark or flash
    scintillation; sparkling.
  • noun merriment expressed by a brightness or gleam or animation of countenance
    sparkle; spark; light.
    • he had a sparkle in his eye
    • there's a perpetual twinkle in his eyes

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glinting

  • adjective satellite having brief brilliant points or flashes of light
    glittery; fulgid; glistering; scintillant; coruscant; sparkly; aglitter; scintillating; glittering.
    • bugle beads all aglitter
    • glinting eyes
    • glinting water
    • his glittering eyes were cold and malevolent
    • shop window full of glittering Christmas trees
    • glittery costume jewelry
    • scintillant mica
    • the scintillating stars
    • a dress with sparkly sequins
    • `glistering' is an archaic term
  • verb be shiny, as if wet
    shine; glint; glitter; glisten; gleam.
    • His eyes were glistening

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varicoloured

  • adjective satellite having a variety of colors
    varicolored; variegated.
  • adjective satellite having sections or patches colored differently and usually brightly
    painted; multi-coloured; multicolour; varicolored; motley; pied; particolored; multi-color; multicolored; multicoloured; multicolor; particoloured; piebald; multi-colored; multi-colour; calico.
    • a jester dressed in motley
    • the painted desert
    • a particolored dress
    • a piebald horse
    • pied daisies

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strung

  • adjective that is on a string
    • keys strung on a red cord
  • verb thread on or as if on a string
    draw; string; thread.
    • string pearls on a string
    • the child drew glass beads on a string
    • thread dried cranberries

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halogen

  • noun any of five related nonmetallic elements (fluorine or chlorine or bromine or iodine or astatine) that are all monovalent and readily form negative ions

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gumball

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flare

  • noun a shape that spreads outward
    flair.
    • the skirt had a wide flare
  • noun a sudden burst of flame

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wingtip

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aglow

  • adjective satellite softly bright or radiant
    lucent; luminous; lambent.
    • a house aglow with lights
    • glowing embers
    • lambent tongues of flame
    • the lucent moon
    • a sky luminous with stars

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odic

Of or pertaining to od. See Od. Archaic -- Od"ic*al*ly adv.

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arced

  • adjective satellite forming or resembling an arch
    bowed; arched; arching; arcuate; arciform.
    • an arched ceiling
  • verb form an arch or curve
    curve; arc; arch.
    • her back arches
    • her hips curve nicely

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dashboard

  • noun protective covering consisting of a panel to protect people from the splashing water or mud etc.
    splasher; splashboard.
  • noun instrument panel on an automobile or airplane containing dials and controls
    fascia.

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shine

  • noun the quality of being bright and sending out rays of light
    effulgence; radiance; refulgency; refulgence; radiancy.
  • verb be bright by reflecting or casting light
    reflect.
    • Drive carefully--the wet road reflects

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gutter

  • noun a channel along the eaves or on the roof; collects and carries away rainwater
    trough.
  • noun misfortune resulting in lost effort or money
    toilet; sewer.
    • his career was in the gutter
    • all that work went down the sewer
    • pensions are in the toilet

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cinquefoil

  • noun any of a numerous plants grown for their five-petaled flowers; abundant in temperate regions; alleged to have medicinal properties
    five-finger.
  • noun an ornamental carving consisting of five arcs arranged in a circle

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blazing

  • noun a strong flame that burns brightly
    blaze.
    • the blaze spread rapidly
  • verb shine brightly and intensively
    blaze.
    • Meteors blazed across the atmosphere

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illume

  • verb make lighter or brighter
    light; illuminate; illumine; light up.
    • This lamp lightens the room a bit

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incandescent

  • adjective satellite emitting light as a result of being heated
    candent.
    • an incandescent bulb
  • adjective satellite characterized by ardent emotion or intensity or brilliance
    • an incandescent performance

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black

  • noun the quality or state of the achromatic color of least lightness (bearing the least resemblance to white)
    inkiness; blackness.
  • noun total absence of light
    lightlessness; pitch blackness; blackness; total darkness.
    • they fumbled around in total darkness
    • in the black of night

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starlike

  • adjective satellite resembling a star
    • they saw a starlike object in the sky

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illuminate

  • verb make lighter or brighter
    light; illumine; light up; illume.
    • This lamp lightens the room a bit
  • verb make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear
    crystallise; straighten out; elucidate; clear; clear up; crystallize; sort out; crystalise; shed light on; crystalize; enlighten.
    • Could you clarify these remarks?
    • Clear up the question of who is at fault

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leaded

  • adjective satellite (of panes of glass) fixed in place by means of thin strips of lead
    • leaded windowpanes
  • verb take somebody somewhere
    guide; conduct; take; lead; direct.
    • We lead him to our chief
    • can you take me to the main entrance?
    • He conducted us to the palace

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brighten

  • verb make lighter or brighter
    lighten; lighten up.
    • The paint will brighten the room
  • verb become clear
    clear up; clear; light up.
    • The sky cleared after the storm

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garish

  • adjective satellite tastelessly showy
    gaudy; brassy; meretricious; tatty; tawdry; flash; cheap; flashy; tacky; gimcrack; loud; trashy.
    • a flash car
    • a flashy ring
    • garish colors
    • a gaudy costume
    • loud sport shirts
    • a meretricious yet stylish book
    • tawdry ornaments

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bob

  • noun a former monetary unit in Great Britain
    British shilling; shilling.
  • noun a hair style for women and children; a short haircut all around

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recessed

  • adjective satellite having a sunken area
    deep-set; sunken.
    • hunger gave their faces a sunken look
  • verb put into a recess
    recess.
    • recess lights

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streak

  • noun an unbroken series of events
    run.
    • had a streak of bad luck
    • Nicklaus had a run of birdies
  • noun a distinctive characteristic
    • he has a stubborn streak
    • a streak of wildness

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beckon

  • verb signal with the hands or nod
    wave.
    • She waved to her friends
    • He waved his hand hospitably
  • verb appear inviting
    • The shop window decorations beckoned

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pinprick

  • noun a minor annoyance
  • noun small puncture (as if made by a pin)

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blaring

  • noun a loud harsh or strident noise
    clamor; cacophony; din; blare.
  • verb make a strident sound
    blast; blare.
    • She tended to blast when speaking into a microphone

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coruscate

  • verb reflect brightly
    sparkle; scintillate.
    • Unquarried marble sparkled on the hillside
  • verb be lively or brilliant or exhibit virtuosity
    sparkle; scintillate.
    • The musical performance sparkled
    • A scintillating conversation
    • his playing coruscated throughout the concert hall

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brighten

  • verb make lighter or brighter
    lighten; lighten up.
    • The paint will brighten the room
  • verb become clear
    clear up; clear; light up.
    • The sky cleared after the storm

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runway

  • noun a bar or pair of parallel bars of rolled steel making the railway along which railroad cars or other vehicles can roll
    track; rail; rails.
  • noun a chute down which logs can slide

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shimmer

  • noun a weak and tremulous light
    play.
    • the shimmer of colors on iridescent feathers
    • the play of light on the water
  • verb shine with a weak or fitful light
    • Beech leaves shimmered in the moonlight

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sconce

  • noun a shelter or screen providing protection from enemy fire or from the weather
  • noun a small fort or earthwork defending a ford, pass, or castle gate

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halo

  • noun an indication of radiant light drawn around the head of a saint
    glory; gloriole; nimbus; aura; aureole.
  • noun a toroidal shape
    annulus; ring; anchor ring; doughnut.
    • a ring of ships in the harbor
    • a halo of smoke

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swirl

  • noun the shape of something rotating rapidly
    whirl; vortex; convolution.
  • verb turn in a twisting or spinning motion
    whirl; twiddle; twirl.
    • The leaves swirled in the autumn wind

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phosphorescent

  • adjective satellite emitting light without appreciable heat as by slow oxidation of phosphorous
    • the phosphorescent glow of decaying wood

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speckle

  • noun a small contrasting part of something
    spot; patch; maculation; fleck; dapple.
    • a bald spot
    • a leopard's spots
    • a patch of clouds
    • patches of thin ice
    • a fleck of red
  • verb produce a mottled effect
    stipple.
    • The sunlight stippled the trees

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Collocation words for "lights" are words related to "lights" by occurring either before (prefix words) or after "lights" (suffix words) in common language usage across multiple media. The words assembled above can be filtered by parts of speech (i.e) nouns, verbs, describing adjectives and adverbs, or by their positive or negative vibes, frequency in usage, whether they are prefix words or suffix words for "lights" or by the count of syllables each word has.


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