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  • We shared a scintillating conversation.
  • She has a scintillating personality.
  • Here in the mountains the stars look especially scintillating,
  • a play full of scintillating dialogue

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  • Within lay the body, robed in costly habiliments covered with gold embroidery and starred with scintillating gems.
    Twain, Mark  --  The Innocents Abroad
  • Let us all hope that the dark clouds of racial prejudice will soon pass away and the deep fog of misunderstanding will be lifted from our fear drenched communities, and in some not too distant tomorrow the radiant stars of love and brotherhood will shine over our great nation with all their scintillating beauty.
    Martin Luther King, Jr.  --  Letter from a Birmingham Jail
  • "Is this the kind of scintillating conversation we’re going to have now that we don’t have any secrets?"
    Rainbow Rowell  --  Eleanor & Park
  • She was under no illusion that every minute of every day was equally scintillating to her watchers.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • Emma held out a hand and flicked her wrist, but rather than producing a ball of fire her hand glowed a scintillating blue.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
  • I know as well as anyone that it’s challenging for a medical supplier to create an attractive storefront, that bedpans and insulin kits don’t make for a naturally scintillating display, but with a little effort and creativity it’s not long before you can come up with a window that is almost pleasing to look at.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life

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  • scintillating conversation’?"
    Rick Riordan  --  The Trials of Apollo
  • We’re impervious, we scintillate, we are thirteen.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Cat’s Eye
  • Too bad—we were having such a scintillating conversation.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Bones
  • There were rockets like a flight of scintillating birds singing with sweet voices.
    J.R.R. Tolkien  --  The Fellowship of the Ring
  • Well, how about three scintillating tumblers of water?
    Alice Sebold  --  The Lovely Bones
  • Mamie’s scintillating eyes met Wes’s as she opened the door and her arms for a big hug.
    Wes Moore  --  The Other Wes Moore
  • It’s the product of a scintillating brain, a Puck with tears streaming down his face, a golden-hearted clown holding for a moment the throne of God.
    Ayn Rand  --  The Fountainhead
  • Brom and Eragon worried about it, but they could not convince her to allow dirt to obscure her scintillating hide.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eragon
  • But you would have missed my scintillating conversation.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Last Song
  • Every year they import twenty-seven thousand scintillating jeweled scuttling crabs from their native planet and while away a happy drunken night smashing them to bits with iron mallets.
    Douglas Adams  --  The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
  • Pearl set forth at a great pace, and as Hester smiled to perceive, did actually catch the sunshine, and stood laughing in the midst of it, all brightened by its splendour, and scintillating with the vivacity excited by rapid motion.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The Scarlet Letter
  • Her present countenance had a wild vindictiveness in its white cheek, and a bloodless lip and scintillating eye; and she retained in her closed fingers a portion of the locks she had been grasping.
    Emily Bronte  --  Wuthering Heights
  • And amid all these scintillating points of light one bright planet shone kindly and steadily like the face of an old friend.
    H.G. Wells  --  The Time Machine
  • The sunrise burned red in a pure sky, the shadows on the rim of the wood-lot were darkly blue, and beyond the white and scintillating fields patches of far-off forest hung like smoke.
    Edith Wharton  --  Ethan Frome
  • He held out his hand and displayed upon the centre of the palm a brilliantly scintillating blue stone, rather smaller than a bean in size, but of such purity and radiance that it twinkled like an electric point in the dark hollow of his hand.
    Arthur Conan Doyle  --  The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
  • He had been certain that the real Josie would come out of this fog of popularity and realize that the people she was hanging around with were about as scintillating as cardboard cutouts.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Nineteen Minutes
  • Yet here she is lying at my feet, with her golden domes and crosses scintillating and twinkling in the sunshine.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • I’m planning on heading back to the classroom for more scintillating lessons from the history teacher.
    Sherman Alexie  --  The Absolutlely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
  • The optical reflection of several inverted volumes improperly arranged and not in the order of their common letters with scintillating titles on the two bookshelves opposite.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • He lay the sword flat upon the bed of scintillating coals and, pumping the bellows with his free hand, slowly pulled it toward his hip.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Brisingr
  • "We," he said, "discussed politics and current events and engaged in scintillating discourse."
    Sarah Dessen  --  The Truth About Forever
  • Are you always that scintillating, Billy Davis?
    David Baldacci  --  Wish You Well
  • "The chapel is this way," she says, breaking the ice with that bit of scintillating conversation.
    Libba Bray  --  A Great and Terrible Beauty
  • Either Colonel Cathcart wasn’t getting through to General Peckem or General Peckem was not the scintillating, discriminating, intellectual, forward-looking personality he pretended to be and it was really General Dreedle who was sensitive, charming, brilliant and sophisticated and under whom he would certainly be much better off, and suddenly Colonel Cathcart had absolutely no conception of how strongly he stood with anyone and began banging on his buzzer with his fist for Colonel Kornů
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • From time to time, as if to remove some dust, he filliped with his nail the silk of the scarves spread out at full length, and they rustled with a little noise, making in the green twilight the gold spangles of their tissue scintillate like little stars.
    Gustave Flaubert  --  Madame Bovary
  • He lay perfectly still in the grass, his shirt open over his sculpted, incandescent chest, his scintillating arms bare.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Twilight
  • The snake had no fear and watched them with scintillating eyes.
    Zane Grey  --  Riders of the Purple Sage
  • The men faced each other for a silent moment, their glances scintillating.
    Zane Grey  --  The Heritage of the Desert
  • Kells was scintillating now, steely, cold, radiant.
    Zane Grey  --  The Border Legion
  • It was a star without scintillating rays.
    Jules Verne  --  A Journey to the Center of the Earth
  • Once again the stars were their proper size, sharp and scintillating against the wintry sky.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Maelstrom
  • Professor, we thank you both for the tasty hospitality and the very scintillating conversation.
    Thomas Mann  --  The Magic Mountain
  • "Must have been scintillating," she cracked.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Best of Me
  • No, they hadn’t set the world on fire with their scintillating conversation, but it was a start, right?
    Nicholas Sparks  --  Safe Haven
  • Regis had marveled at the scintillating stones whenever Pook put them out on display, and, after all, he’d only taken one.
    R.A. Salvatore  --  The Crystal Shard
  • The marquise had taken a few steps, but at these words she paused, looking at Newman with eyes like two scintillating globules of ice.
    Henry James  --  The American
  • It was scintillating to read, unless you wanted coverage of anything happening anywhere else in the world or anything that might even keep your eyes open.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  True Believer
  • His face was stern, the lines of it had grown hard, and yet in his eyes—blue, clear blue this day—there was a strange brilliancy, a bright scintillating light.
    Jack London  --  Sea Wolf
  • A kind of arm carried a complicated metallic case, about which green flashes scintillated, and out of the funnel of this there smoked the Heat-Ray.
    H.G. Wells  --  The War of the Worlds
  • What struggle there was in him between Nature and Grace in this interval, I cannot tell: only singular gleams scintillated in his eyes, and strange shadows passed over his face.
    Charlotte Bronte  --  Jane Eyre
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