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 Meanings and Examples of GLEAM
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
gleam
 v.  cause to emit a flash of light
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  "You're letting your supper get cold," she admonished him with a pale gleam of gaiety.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In VII
2  And then she saw the bright gleam of her wide gold wedding ring.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
3  There was something new and strange about the square set of his shoulders and the cool bright gleam of his eyes.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
4  Probably everything, to judge by the gleam in her old eyes.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
5  There was a diabolic gleam in his eyes as if something amused him greatly.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
6  Archie nodded as if he understood perfectly and an unwilling gleam of respect shone in his cold eye.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLV
7  They were full of laughter but there was something else, deep in them, which she had never seen before, a gleam that defied analysis.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVII
8  "Quite the little gentleman, Ashley," said Rhett and his eyes began to gleam oddly.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LI
9  "I hope not," said Rhett, and for the first time there was a gleam in his eye.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LVII
10  There was the faintest gleam of triumph in Rhett's eyes as he bent to tie Bonnie's shoe string.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LVII
11  There was a faint gleam of admiration in his eyes as he answered.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LXIII
12  In the indistinctness the little red gleam lit up the lower part of her face, and he saw her mouth tremble into a smile.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 6
13  The house loomed obscure and uninhabited; only an oblong gleam above the door spoke of provisional occupancy.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 14
14  A chill of fear passed over Miss Bart: a sense of remembered treachery that was like the gleam of a knife in the dusk.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 2
15  The eyes she turned on him showed a quick gleam of her former fear.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 3
Example Sentence:
1  The newest Trump skyscraper is typically gaudy, covered in gilded panels that gleam in the sun.
2  When she sees the light of a candle, the only light for the palaces of kings in her day, gleam from the window of her home, which she is approaching.
3  I can now conjecture readily that this streak of light was, in all likelihood, a gleam from a lantern carried by someone across the lawn.
4  According as the shifting obscurity and flickering gleam hovered here or glanced there, it was now the bearded physician, Luke that bent his brow.
5  A gleam of interest in the matter came into her eye.
6  A few faint gleams of sunshine lit up the gloomy afternoon.
7  His black hair gleamed in the sun.
8  He polished the table until it gleamed.