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

  Glitter \Glit"ter\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Glittered; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Glittering.] [OE. gliteren; akin to Sw. glittra,
     Icel. glitra, glita, AS. glitenian, OS. gl[imac]tan, OHG.
     gl[imac]zzan, G. gleissen, Goth. glitmunjan, and also to E.
     glint, glisten, and prob. glance, gleam.]
     [1913 Webster]
     1. To sparkle with light; to shine with a brilliant and
        broken light or showy luster; to gleam; as, a glittering
        [1913 Webster]
              The field yet glitters with the pomp of war.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. To be showy, specious, or striking, and hence attractive;
        as, the glittering scenes of a court.
     Syn: To gleam; to glisten; to shine; to sparkle; to glare.
          See Gleam, Flash.
          [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Glitter \Glit"ter\, n.
     A bright, sparkling light; brilliant and showy luster;
     brilliancy; as, the glitter of arms; the glitter of royal
     equipage. --Milton.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the quality of shining with a bright reflected light [syn:
           glitter, glister, glisten, scintillation,
      2: the occurrence of a small flash or spark [syn: glitter,
         sparkle, coruscation]
      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 :

  86 Moby Thesaurus words for "glitter":
     be somebody, be something, bespangle, blatancy, blink, blinking,
     brazenness, brilliance, colorfulness, coruscate, coruscation,
     crudeness, cut a dash, cut a figure, cut a swath, dash, dazzle,
     dazzlingness, extravagance, extravaganza, extravagation, figure,
     firefly, flagrancy, flamboyance, flash, flashiness, floridity,
     floridness, flourish, gaiety, garishness, gaudery, gaudiness,
     glamor, glance, glare, gleam, glimmer, glimmering, glint, glisk,
     glisten, glister, glittering, glow, glowworm, gorgeousness,
     jauntiness, jazziness, live, loudness, luridness, make a figure,
     make a show, make a splash, meretriciousness, obtrusiveness,
     ostentation, pageantry, panache, pizzazz, refulgence, scintilla,
     scintillate, scintillation, sensationalism, shamelessness, shimmer,
     shimmering, shine, showiness, spangle, spark, sparkle, spectacle,
     splash, splendor, splurge, sportiness, stroboscopic light,
     tawdriness, tinsel, twinkle, twinkling, vulgarness

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