"gleam" in the noun sense
1. gleam, gleaming, glow, lambency
an appearance of reflected light
2. gleam, gleaming, glimmer
a flash of light (especially reflected light)
"gleam" in the verb sense
1. glitter, glisten, glint, gleam, shine
be shiny, as if wet
"His eyes were glistening"
2. gleam, glimmer
shine brightly, like a star or a light
"A terrible thought gleamed in her mind"
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