from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adv. Brightly shining.

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  • adj. Glowing with subdued light.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. Gleaming.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Gleaming; in a gleaming state.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. bright with a steady but subdued shining


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a- +‎ gleam


  • At last the great night arrived, and Mistletoe Manor was agleam with lights and alive with guests, and aglow with gaiety.

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  • "We'll have to get you a proper bra," she says, eyes agleam, kneading the subject's mammaries, sometimes heaving them apart and hoisting them aloft for good measure.

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  • They see only the empty, moon-washed lawn agleam with winter frost behind the cheery, reflected glow of the fire that warms my bedchamber.

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  • And every street was agleam, as if Dwaraka were truly lined with gold!

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  • “As though you had the choice of it,” she mocked, but her gaze darted toward the castle, the roof faintly agleam as dawn crept stealthily into the sky.

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  • The late-afternoon light broke through the clouds, shining on the box and setting it agleam.

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  • She bent over the desk, her dark hair agleam with the golden haze of the final lingering rays of light.

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  • Among those shadows the humans made out woods, brooks, pools, turned hoary or agleam by the light of stars which filled the sky view strips.

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  • On this rim lifted the wall they had seen from the cliff, an arc fifty meters long and high, nowhere thicker than five meters, pierced by intricate scrollwork, greenly agleam where it was not translucent.

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  • Kendrick touches the spear that leans agleam against the battlement.

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