Gleaming - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈɡliːmɪŋ|  American pronunciation of the word gleaming
Brit.  |ˈɡliːmɪŋ|  British pronunciation of the word gleaming
- this word is used as a present participle form of the verb 'to be'to gleam

noun

- a flash of light (especially reflected light) (syn: gleam, glimmer)
- an appearance of reflected light (syn: gleam, glow, lambency)

adjective

- bright with a steady but subdued shining(syn: agleam, nitid)

Examples

His eyes were gleaming with delight.

the gleaming brass on the altar

...the Sultan's tent was richly adorned with thick tapestries and gleaming gold candlesticks...

A noble anger was gleaming over his wan face.

The wooden panelling was gleaming with wax polish.

He laughed, his eyes gleaming with amusement.

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