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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Glit·ter v. i. [imp. & p. p. Glittered p. pr. & vb. n. Glittering.]
 1. To sparkle with light; to shine with a brilliant and broken light or showy luster; to gleam; as, a glittering sword.
    The field yet glitters with the pomp of war.   --Dryden.
 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : having brief brilliant points or flashes of light; "bugle
            beads all aglitter"; "glinting eyes"; "glinting water";
            "his glittering eyes were cold and malevolent"; "shop
            window full of glittering Christmas trees"; "glittery
            costume jewelry"; "scintillant mica"; "the
            scintillating stars"; "a dress with sparkly sequins";
            "`glistering' is an archaic term" [syn: aglitter(p),
            coruscant, fulgid, glinting, glistering, glittery,
             scintillant, scintillating, sparkling(a), sparkly]