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 Meanings and Examples of GLITTER
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glitter
 n.  bright, sparkling light; brilliant and showy luster; brilliancy
Classic Sentence: (173 in 12 pages)
1  It was part of the sun's red and of the pure glitter on the snow.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In III
2  It was one of the days when the glitter of winter shines through a pale haze of spring.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In VIII
3  There was color in Scarlett's face and a bright hard glitter in her eyes and she laughed a good deal.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
4  Everything's got a glitter to it.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LIII
5  There was a cold glitter in his eyes as he jerked her to her feet.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LIII
6  As he leaned over her, she saw that his face was dark and flushed and his eyes still held their frightening glitter.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LIV
7  There was such a savage bright glitter in his eyes when he spoke that Scarlett shrank from him, frightened.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LX
8  He liked the ease and glitter of the life, and the lustre conferred on him by being a member of this group of rich and conspicuous people.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 5
9  Under the glitter of their opportunities she saw the poverty of their achievement.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 5
10  A deeper stillness possessed the air, and the glitter of the American autumn was tempered by a haze which diffused the brightness without dulling it.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 6
11  They were always black and tightly fitting, with an expensive glitter: she was the kind of woman who wore jet at breakfast.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 9
12  The sunlight poured in, making everything on the table shine and glitter and the flame of the alcohol lamp disappear altogether.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 3. Lena Lingard: IV
13  For some reason or other, Legree neither spoke nor moved; a vague horror fell on him; while Cassy, with a keen, sneering glitter in her eyes, stood looking at him, counting the strokes.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIX
14  Templars love the glitter of silver shekels as well as the sparkle of black eyes.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
15  Yellow celandines now were in crowds, flat open, pressed back in urgency, and the yellow glitter of themselves.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 12
Example Sentence:
1  The gloss and glitter of Hollywood seemed fascinating to the girl.
2  The glitter and opulence of the ballroom took Cinderella's breath away.
3  The entire valley at my right hand was full of pasture- fields, and cornfields, and wood; and a glittering stream ran zigzag through the varied shades of green, the mellowing grain, and the somber woodland, the clear and sunny lea.
4  A small, glittering ornament, such as a rhinestone or a sequin, applied to fabric or a garment.
5  In today's review section Anthony Edwards, playwright, poet, novelist and general wordsmith, talks about his glittering career.
6  The sky is glittering with stars.
7  Crystal chandeliers glittered brightly above them.
8  Stars glittered in a clear sky.
9  A large diamond glittered on her ring finger.
10  The sea glittered in the sun.
11  The diamond ring on her finger glittered in the light.
12  All that glitters is not gold.
13  All is not gold that glitters.