блистать

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блиста́ть (blistátʹimpf (perfective блесну́ть)

  1. to shine, to glitter, to sparkle
  2. (figuratively) to make a brilliant display, to shine, to be radiant (with), to be conspicuous (by)
    блиста́ть красото́й и мо́лодостьюblistátʹ krasotój i mólodostʹju — to shine (be radiant) with youth and beauty

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Блистать means the same thing as блесте́ть (blestétʹ) but is also used figuratively. Present tense forms can coincide.

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