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    scintillate - Dictionary definition and meaning for word scintillate

    (verb) give off
    Example Sentence
    • the substance scintillated sparks and flashes
    (verb) reflect brightly
    Synonyms : coruscate , sparkle
    Example Sentence
    • Unquarried marble sparkled on the hillside
    (verb) emit or reflect light in a flickering manner
    Synonyms : twinkle , winkle
    Example Sentence
    • Does a constellation twinkle more brightly than a single star?
    (verb) physics: fluoresce momentarily when struck by a charged particle or high-energy photon
    Example Sentence
    • the phosphor fluoresced
    (verb) be lively or brilliant or exhibit virtuosity
    Synonyms : coruscate , sparkle
    Example Sentence
    • The musical performance sparkled
    • A scintillating conversation
    • his playing coruscated throughout the concert hall
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for scintillate

Skin/Till>> Till sparkles on skin

SCINTILLATE or SCINTILLATING refers to something GLITTERING, sparkling, shining, twinkling.

schin means shan(in hindi very small time). so meaning of the above word is "the one which is alive or animated for a very small time"

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Divide it into: Skin / Til= Til creates sparkling effect on skin.

scin: skin late: glaze (which is shiny)

scintillating performance, great performance.

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