sparkle


sparkle
01. Sunlight [sparkled] on the beautiful blue water as we paddled across the lake.
02. The diamond ring [sparkled] on her finger.
03. Santa Claus' eyes [sparkled] with delight as he loaded up his sleigh with toys.
04. We were temporarily blinded by the [sparkles] of light reflected on the snow.
05. We bought a bottle of [sparkling] wine to take to the party.
06. The newly-waxed car [sparkled] in the sunshine.
07. Elisabeth Kübler-Ross once remarked that people are like stained-glass windows. They [sparkle] and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.
08. Her eyes were [sparkling] with excitement as she got off the plane.
09. She has a new kind of make-up which makes her face [sparkle] in the light.
10. Freshy-Stuff toothpaste makes your teeth [sparkle] like diamonds.
11. An iceberg is a [sparkling] mountain of ice that has broken off a glacier, and moved into the open sea.
12. Surrounded by [sparkling] water, Victoria is just a short ferry ride from Vancouver or Seattle.
13. To add [sparkle] to the dull brown color of their homes, the Hausa people of Niger often paint colorful designs on the exterior walls.
14. Singapore has been described as a diamond in the sea, [sparkling] in the night with its many bright lights.
15. A Finnish proverb notes that all that glitters is not gold, nor all that [sparkles] silver.

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