scintillescent

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌsɪntɪˈlɛsənt/

Adjective[edit]

scintillescent (comparative more scintillescent, superlative most scintillescent)

  1. scintillating feebly
    • 1860, Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl of Lytton, Lucile:
      [] And poised herself loose in mid-heaven, with one pale, / Minute, scintillescent, and tremulous star / Swinging under her globe like a wizard-lit car []

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