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spangle

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishspanglespan‧gle1 /ˈspæŋɡəl/ verb [transitive]  SHINYto cover something with shiny points of lightbe spangled with something The city skyline was spangled with lights.spangled, spangly adjective acrobats in spangled tights→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
spangleA lovely white hand, spangled and professionally looked after, gripped Lois's arm for an intimate squeeze.A cornucopia of rare minerals leapt before him, spangled by street light as it softened through leaf.Upperparts spangled with grey or yellowish or black; no white on nape; underparts in breeding plumage largely black.The curtains at the tiny windows are spangled with yellow flowers.be spangled with somethingAs night fell, the city became spangled with lights.The curtains at the tiny windows are spangled with yellow flowers.
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spanglespangle2 noun [countable]  DCSHINYa small piece of shiny metal or plastic sewn onto clothes to give them a shining effect syn sequin
Examples from the Corpus
spangleWatching a youth in a blue tunic and spangles performing on the slack rope, he determined to attempt a similar feat.Other spangles of colour combine to great effect in this beautiful fish.He scouts up the lame, the netting, the Lycra, the spangles and the ticking in Tijuana fabric outlets.She seemed to be wearing Anna's evening dress, long and black and trailing on the floor, winking with spangles.
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Verb table
spangle
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyspangle
he, she, itspangles
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyspangled
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave spangled
he, she, ithas spangled
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad spangled
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill spangle
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have spangled
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam spangling
he, she, itis spangling
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you, we, theyare spangling
Past
I, he, she, itwas spangling
you, we, theywere spangling
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been spangling
he, she, ithas been spangling
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been spangling
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be spangling
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been spangling
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