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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Sparkle \Spar"kle\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Sparkled; p. pr. & vb. n. Sparkling.] [See Sparkle, n., Spark of fire.] 1. To emit sparks; to throw off ignited or incandescent particles; to shine as if throwing off sparks; to emit flashes of light; to scintillate; to twinkle; as, the blazing wood sparkles; the stars sparkle. [1913 Webster] A mantelet upon his shoulder hanging Bretful of rubies red, as fire sparkling. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. To manifest itself by, or as if by, emitting sparks; to glisten; to flash. [1913 Webster] I see bright honor sparkle through your eyes. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 3. To emit little bubbles, as certain kinds of liquors; to effervesce; as, sparkling wine. [1913 Webster] Syn: To shine; glisten; scintillate; radiate; coruscate; glitter; twinkle. [1913 Webster]