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SP'ARKLE, noun

1. A spark.

2. A luminous particle.

SP'ARKLE, verb intransitive

1. To emit sparks; to send off small ignited particles; as burning fuel, etc.

2. To glitter; to glisten; as, a brilliant sparkles; sparkling colors.

3. To twinkle; to glitter; as sparkling stars.

4. To glisten; to exhibit an appearance of animation; as, the eyes sparkle with joy.

5. To emit little bubbles, as spirituous liquors; as sparkling wine.

SP'ARKLE, verb intransitive To throw about; to scatter. [Not in use.]