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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Spar·kle, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Sparkled p. pr. & vb. n. Sparkling ]
 1. 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.
 A mantelet upon his shoulder hanging
 Bretful of rubies red, as fire sparkling.   --Chaucer.
 2. To manifest itself by, or as if by, emitting sparks; to glisten; to flash.
    I see bright honor sparkle through your eyes.   --Milton.
 3. To emit little bubbles, as certain kinds of liquors; to effervesce; as, sparkling wine.
 Syn: -- To shine; glisten; scintillate; radiate; coruscate; glitter; twinkle.