gleam

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈgliːm/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/glim/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(glēm)

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gleam

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. the gleam of the [diamond, gem, gold]
  2. the [diamond's] gleam
  3. the gleam in the light (of the sun)
  4. the gleam of the [water, waves, track] (in the sun)
  5. the diamonds have a [bright, impressive] gleam
  6. the gleam of the [sun, full moon, stars]
  7. cannot see through the gleam of the sun
  8. a gleam of light
  9. the [last, first] gleam of day
  10. a [red, white, yellow] gleam
  11. in a sudden gleam
  12. the gleam of the [city, lights] at night
  13. [visible, highlighted] by the gleam of the torch
  14. [a wicked, an excited] gleam in her eyes
  15. [had, with] a gleam in his eyes
  16. could see a gleam in his eyes
  17. bring a gleam out of the [kitchen tops, table, floor]
  18. were [offered, given] a gleam of hope
v
  1. his eyes gleamed [brightly, wickedly, softly, with joy, with pride]
  2. her teeth gleamed white
  3. light gleamed [brightly, dimly]
  4. the [sun, sunlight, light, moonlight] was gleaming
  5. the [sun] was gleaming through the [trees, window, dark]
  6. gleamed off the [surface, water]
  7. gleamed in the [dark, darkness]
  8. his pale [face, skin] gleamed
  9. his [eyes, cheeks] gleamed with tears
  10. they gleamed like diamonds
  11. gleamed like (polished) [bronze, silver, gold]
  12. glisten and gleam
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