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glint

verb [I] uk   /ɡlɪnt/ us  
to produce small bright flashes of light reflected from a surface: The stream glinted in the moonlight. A large diamond glinted on her finger. When someone's eyes glint, they look bright, expressing a strong emotion: She smiled at him, her eyes glinting with mischief.

glint

noun [C usually singular] uk   /ɡlɪnt/ us  
an occasion when something glints: the glint of a knife a mischievous glint in his eye
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