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gleaming Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun a flash of light (especially reflected light)
    gleam; glimmer.
  2. noun an appearance of reflected light
    gleam; lambency; glow.
  3. verb be shiny, as if wet
    shine; glint; glitter; glisten; gleam.
    • His eyes were glistening
  4. verb shine brightly, like a star or a light
    gleam; glimmer.
  5. verb appear briefly
    gleam.
    • A terrible thought gleamed in her mind
  6. adjective satellite bright with a steady but subdued shining
    agleam; nitid.
    • from the plane we saw the city below agleam with lights
    • the gleaming brass on the altar
    • Nereids beneath the nitid moon
WordNet

"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

Fear not the Adverb Hell!

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