How to use Glistening in a sentence
Her eyes were dry and glistening, her lips compressed, her cheeks sunken.
Rivers and green mountains are all glistening below.
The leaves of these plants are blackish-green, and in the gloom of the forest, grow more or less horizontally, and are glistening with moisture.
Thus, water, moisture, weep, tears, inundate, irrigate," &c. The word a can also mean " shining, glistening," an idea evidently developed from the shining rippling of water.
A dewdrop glistening on a flower petal in the early morning sun is nature's own flower essence.Advertisement
This collection of glistening body scents come in four varieties that create an alluring call to the senses.
As they left the tavern in the twilight of the dawn, Rostov and Ilyin both glanced under the wet and glistening leather hood of the doctor's cart, from under the apron of which his feet were sticking out, and in the middle of which his wife's nightcap was visible and her sleepy breathing audible.
Black frames, black lenses, and again, those glistening crystals in the Chanel logo shape.
While most brides tend to choose flora wreaths and clips for the flower girls, some brides opt for sparkly tiaras and crowns that add an extra glistening touch.
This glistening G-string features a contoured pouch that actually looks like molten metal!Advertisement
Finally, the glistening lotion is sure to add some sparkle to any night out.
Its large leaves are cut and undulated, and tipped and margined with scattered spines; they are bright glistening green, with broad white veins.
V. gigantea, from Jamaica, is about 6 1/2 feet high, and very pleasing, with its round green stems covered with large, winged, glistening, green leaves.
They are of glistening purity, fragrant, and very full of petals guarding the cluster of golden anthers.
With its glistening decorations and warm wishes, Christmas is a magical time to express yourself through prayers and poetry.Advertisement
Sitting on the edge of Lake Erie in Cleveland, Ohio, like a glistening Moorish palace, is the impressive and unique Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Not a cloud in the sky, the caps of the Munros glistening white with snow and a sublime frost covering everything.
In the depth of winter the view is framed by the austere cliffs with long icicles glistening in the cold winter light.
He held familiar intercourse with Our Lady and the saints in the gray dawn, the grass still spangled with innumerable glistening dewdrops.
A brief climax slowly brings the music to a calm, rapt end, with the solo violin musing in glistening harmonics.Advertisement
The hair much resembles that of a beaver, but is shorter; it consists of a thick soft underfur, interspersed with longer stiff, glistening hairs, which overlie and conceal the former, on the upper surface and sides of the body.
On the way into Bandar we saw glimpses of the sultan 's palace, with a gold dome glistening through the leafy grounds.
Be sure to test the lotion well in advance to make sure the glistening effect comes from finely milled, shimmering particles and not obvious glitter.
They let you flaunt your glistening gams in a mini skirt because they complement them so well.
In place of the traditional watch band is a pretty bracelet made from glistening glass lampwork beads.Advertisement
Captain Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds chooses neither the glistening life on the core planets nor the turmoil of a space settler's existence.
During active swimming months, remind young children to keep a close eye on the glistening surface of the water and these stinging rainbows who casually float, ebb and flow their way through the changing tides.
On permeable soils, especially those of the terrace lands along the valleys, the soluble salts commonly known as alkali were gradually leached out and carried by the percolating waters towards the lower lands, where, reaching the surface, the alkali was left as a glistening crust or as pools of inky blackness.
Potassium ferric sulphide, K2Fe2S4, obtained by heating a mixture of iron filings, sulphur and potassium carbonate, forms purple glistening crystals, which burn when heated in air.
She buttoned the shirt back and turned to Bordeaux, who had removed his shirt and was making a show of washing it, his glistening back to her.
Exactly opposite Weyrother, with his glistening wide-open eyes fixed upon him and his mustache twisted upwards, sat the ruddy Miloradovich in a military pose, his elbows turned outwards, his hands on his knees, and his shoulders raised.
Coat a die cut in embossing ink and UTEE to create a glistening dimensional accent.
Celmisia - Charming Daisy-like plants from New Zealand, where they fill the mountain meadows with cushions of downy leaves covered with glistening Daisy-like flowers.
The Paris Spectacular Gift Set contains a 3.4 oz. eau du parfum (EDP) spray, 2 oz. glistening body lotion, 1 oz. EDP spray and .25 oz. solid perfume.
Thallous fluoride, T1F, forms white glistening octahedra; it is obtained by crystallizing a solution of the carbonate in hydrofluoric acid.
The cavity of the pitcher is in some species lined throughout with a smooth glistening surface over which glands are uniformly distributed; these glands secrete a liquid which is found in the pitcher even in the young state while it is still hermetically closed by the lid.
Northern specimens have the finest and most glistening pelage; in those from southern regions there is less difference between the under and over fur, and the whole pelage is coarser and harsher.
Many of the valleys in the Falklands are occupied by pale glistening masses which at a little distance much resemble small glaciers.
It was named Paarl by the first settlers from the fancied resemblance of one of the boulders on the top of the hill, when glistening in the sun, to a gigantic pearl.
The surface of the leaf, especially the laminar wing, bears glands which in spring exude large glistening dr„ r, s of nectar.
Cohn long ago showed that certain glistening particles observed in the cells of Beggiatoa consist of sulphur, and Winogradsky and Beyerinck have shown that a whole series of sulphur bacteria of the genera Thiothrix, Chromatium, Spirillum, Monas, &c., exist, and play important parts in the circulation of this element in nature, e.g.