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 for glisten
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Glisten \Glis"ten\ (gl[i^]s"'n), v. i. [imp. & p. p.
     Glistened; p. pr. & vb. n. Glistening.] [OE. glistnian,
     akin to glisnen, glisien, AS. glisian, glisnian, akin to E.
     glitter. See Glitter, v. i., and cf. Glister, v. i.]
     To sparkle or shine; especially, to shine with a mild,
     subdued, and fitful luster; to emit a soft, scintillating
     light; to gleam; as, the glistening stars.
     Syn: See Flash.
          [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the quality of shining with a bright reflected light [syn:
           glitter, glister, glisten, scintillation,
      v 1: be shiny, as if wet; "His eyes were glistening" [syn:
           glitter, glisten, glint, gleam, shine]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  31 Moby Thesaurus words for "glisten":
     blink, blinking, coruscate, coruscation, firefly, glance, gleam,
     glimmer, glimmering, glint, glisk, glister, glitter, glittering,
     glow, glowworm, reflect, scintilla, scintillate, scintillation,
     shimmer, shimmering, shine, spangle, spark, sparkle,
     stroboscopic light, tinsel, twinkle, twinkling, wink

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