Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun sparkling

1 sense of sparkling

Sense 1
twinkle, scintillation, sparkling -- (a rapid change in brightness; a brief spark or flash)
       => change, alteration, modification -- (an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another; "the change was intended to increase sales"; "this storm is certainly a change for the worse"; "the neighborhood had undergone few modifications since his last visit years ago")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb sparkle

4 senses of sparkle

Sense 1
sparkle, scintillate, coruscate -- (reflect brightly; "Unquarried marble sparkled on the hillside")
       => reflect, shine -- (be bright by reflecting or casting light; "Drive carefully--the wet road reflects")

Sense 2
sparkle, scintillate, coruscate -- (be lively or brilliant or exhibit virtuosity; "The musical performance sparkled"; "A scintillating conversation"; "his playing coruscated throughout the concert hall")
       => be -- (have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer")

Sense 3
spark, sparkle -- (emit or produce sparks; "A high tension wire, brought down by a storm, can continue to spark")
       => emit, give out, give off -- (give off, send forth, or discharge; as of light, heat, or radiation, vapor, etc.; "The ozone layer blocks some harmful rays which the sun emits")

Sense 4
foam, froth, fizz, effervesce, sparkle, form bubbles -- (become bubbly or frothy or foaming; "The boiling soup was frothing"; "The river was foaming"; "Sparkling water")
       => bubble -- (form, produce, or emit bubbles; "The soup was bubbling")

Antonyms of adj sparkling

2 senses of sparkling

Sense 1
sparkling -- (shining with brilliant points of light like stars; "sparkling snow"; "sparkling eyes")

INDIRECT (VIA starry) -> starless -- (not starry; having no stars or starlike objects; "dark starless nights")

Sense 2
sparkling (vs. still), effervescent -- (used of wines and waters; charged naturally or artificially with carbon dioxide; "sparkling wines"; "sparkling water")

still (vs. sparkling), noneffervescent -- (not sparkling; "a still wine"; "still mineral water")

Similarity of adj sparkling

2 senses of sparkling

Sense 1
sparkling -- (shining with brilliant points of light like stars; "sparkling snow"; "sparkling eyes")
       => starry (vs. starless) -- (abounding with or resembling stars; "a starry night"; "starry illumination")

Sense 2
sparkling (vs. still), effervescent -- (used of wines and waters; charged naturally or artificially with carbon dioxide; "sparkling wines"; "sparkling water")

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