sparkle with

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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A spokesman for trade magazine The Grocer said: "Branded fizz has lost its sparkle with shoppers who are instead opting for cheaper own-label sparkling wines.