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paraphernalia - equipment; odds and ends used in a particular activity; personal belongings; Ex. photographic paraphernalia; CF. married woman's property exclusive of her dowry
sleek - smooth and shining (as from good health); V.
glimmer - shine erratically; twinkle; N: dim or unsteady light; faint indication; Ex. glimmer of hope
glib - fluent (with insincerity or superficiality); facile; slick
glean - gather leavings; gather grain left behind by reapers; gather bit by bit (facts or information) often with difficulty
glitter - shine brightly with flashing points of light; Ex. glittering diamond ring; N: sparkling light; attractiveness; glamor; Ex. glitter of the sun on the waves
glaze - cover with a thin and shiny surface; apply a glaze to; N: thin, smooth, shiny coating (as for pottery); Ex. unglazed pottery
glare - shine intensely and blindingly; stare fixedly and angrily; N.
glaring - (of something bad) highly conspicuous; harshly bright; shining intensely and blindingly
rusticate - banish to the country; dwell in the country