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sparkle with (something)

1. Literally, to give off emissions or reflections of flashing, twinkling, or glittering light from some source. The water in the bay sparkled with the reflections of the city lights. I love seeing all the houses sparkling with Christmas lights each winter.
2. To be especially vivacious, energetic, or exciting because of some aspect or element. The debate sparkled with passionate, well-spoken arguments from both sides. The movie sparkles with incredible performances by its entire cast. Her eyes were sparkling with a fierce determination to win.
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sparkle with something

to glitter or twinkle because of something. The crystal goblets sparkled with the light from the flickering candles. Her eyes sparkled with the reflection of the candles.
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Happily Sparkle made a full recovery - and Chelsea-Ann has now given Chesney to her mum Susan, 52, who lives nearby.
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Perfect for parties and when you just want that extra sparkle.
Why then, given the generally positive attitude to sparkle and shine, do we often associate these terms with such negative aesthetic qualities as `glitzy' and `gaudy' and the superficiality of `glitter'?
It looks great teamed with a dark eye, or wear over a red lip colour for a statement sparkle.
Sparkle is a six-week-old puppy who is the Guide Dogs charity's jubilee mascot.
MERSEYSIDE wonder dog Sparkle has been stealing hearts over the festive period thanks to a starring role in a TV advert.
3 -- 5 -- color) Adding a splash of sparkle and color to the scene are Heather Locklear of ABC's ``Spin City,'' top, Kim Cattrall of HBO's ``Sex in the City,'' center, and Cameron Diaz, above.
We added sparkle on Danielle's eyes, but you can do a glitter lip, nail tip, or just dust some glitte r on your cheekbones.
MOJAVE - Sand Canyon Volunteer Fire Department firefighters haven't given up hope for fire dog Sparkle, missing since a man was seen putting him into an old pickup truck last February.
As Lacroix mixed and mingled with stars' stylists, he talked about Jennifer Lopez, commenting, ``I think Jennifer needs sparkle and glitter but nothing too exotic .