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Definition of Sparkle


  1. A little spark; a scintillation.
  2. Brilliancy; luster; as, the sparkle of a diamond.
  3. To emit sparks; to throw off ignited or incandescent particles; to shine as if throwing off sparks; to emit flashes of light; to scintillate; to twinkle; as, the blazing wood sparkles; the stars sparkle.
  4. To manifest itself by, or as if by, emitting sparks; to glisten; to flash.
  5. To emit little bubbles, as certain kinds of liquors; to effervesce; as, sparkling wine.
  6. To emit in the form or likeness of sparks.
  7. To disperse.
  8. To scatter on or over.

Sparkle Quotations

People are like stained - glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.
Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

The world is full of poetry. The air is living with its spirit; and the waves dance to the music of its melodies, and sparkle in its brightness.
James Gates Percival

Enthusiasm is the yeast that makes your hopes shine to the stars. Enthusiasm is the sparkle in your eyes, the swing in your gait. The grip of your hand, the irresistible surge of will and energy to execute your ideas.
Henry Ford

One of my most sentimental items is my grandmother's engagement ring that my mom gave me a few years ago. It's a Victorian-style setting that's closed in the back, so it doesn't sparkle the way diamonds do now. I wear it as a pendant.
Georgina Chapman

When I got sober, I thought giving up was saying goodbye to all the fun and all the sparkle, and it turned out to be just the opposite. That's when the sparkle started for me.
Mary Karr
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Sparkle Translations

sparkle in French is brillons, brillez, brillent
sparkle in German is funkeln
sparkle in Italian is sfavillare
sparkle in Latin is mico, candeo
sparkle in Swedish is tindra, spraka, gnistra
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