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English definition of “glittering”


adjective     /ˈɡlɪtərɪŋ/
SHINY shining with small flashes of light: glittering jewelsThe qualities of light
EXCITING successful and exciting: a glittering party/careerSuccessful (things or people)
(Definition of glittering adjective from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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