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gleam

1. verb shine2. verb flash, flicker3. verb (of eyes) show emotion4. verb (of emotion) show in eyes5. noun steady shine6. noun faint light7. noun hint of emotion, quality8. noun in eyes
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1 verb shine INTRANSITIVEbheith ag drithliúlonraigh verb  c m usoilsigh verb  c m ubheith ag ruithniúthe water gleamed in the moonlight bhí loinnir ar an uisce faoi sholas na gealaí, bhí scáil na gealaí san uisce 2 verb flash, flicker INTRANSITIVElonraigh verb  c m usoilsigh verb  c m usplanc verbthe metal gleamed in the candlelight bhí an miotal ag lonrú faoi sholas na gcoinnle, bhí gléas sa mhiotal faoi sholas na gcoinnle
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3 verb (of eyes) show emotion INTRANSITIVElas verb  c m usplanc verbher eyes gleamed with anger las a súile le fearg 4 verb (of emotion) show in eyes INTRANSITIVElas verb  c m ulíon verb  c m uhope gleamed in his eyes líon a dhá shúil le dóchas, bhí léaró dóchais ina shúile 5 noun steady shinegealán masc1  c m uléas  c m ugléas  c m uloinnir fem5  c m usplanc fem2a gleam of sunlight gealán gréine, loinnir ghréine 6 noun faint lightloinnir fem5  c m ugealán masc1  c m udrithle fem4  c m utrilsiú  c m uonly a gleam of moonlight lit the street ní raibh ach solas fann na gealaí ag scaladh ar an tsráid 7 noun hint of emotion, qualitysplanc fem2splinc fem2  c m uléas  c m ua gleam of hope léaró dóchais, léas dóchais 8 noun in eyesthere's a nasty gleam in her eyes tá an diabhal ina dhá súil, tá an urchóid ina súilethere was a gleam of amusement in his eyes bhí an magadh le feiceáil ina shúile
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a gleam in sb's eye

you weren't even a gleam in your parents' eyes then sin tamall maith sular rugadh thusa

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