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Animated, brilliant, or highly skilled: a scintillating personality; a scintillating performance.

scin′til·lat′ing·ly adv.
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Highlight of the evening was Peshkar, a concerto for tabla and orchestra performed by its composer, Zakir Hussain (his name misprinted on the programme cover), and a work whose western influences are dominated by the open intervals of Aaron Copland's prairie-evoking music, but whose Indian rhythmic modes are scintillatingly prevalent.
On a star-studded night, moonbeams scintillatingly silvered rhododendron-robed glades and daintily dappled a lily-leafed pond, canopied by towering trees, near the elegant Georgian mansion.
Roger Taylor said: "These guys are incredibly talented, with their scintillatingly perfect recreation of our songs."
Gabriela Pozzi, more implacable, asserts that "Burgos is unable to extricate herself from what Anne McClintock dubs 'one of the most tenacious tropes of colonialism,"' to wit, the aforementioned fusion of space and time in which progress is figured as a scintillatingly white mode of "erect, enlightened reason" and regression is figured as "a primordial black 'degeneracy'" (McClintock 253; cited in Pozzi 198).
It's that nirvana moment in sport when the chief participants are supremely fit, scintillatingly well prepared and hungrier than a tiger who has been on the Atkins diet for a fortnight.
special edition that bravely and scintillatingly covered the Marcos dictatorship's waning years in the wake of the Aquino assassination, and that we in faraway Bicol lapped up issue after issue.
Taylor-Fletcher came close again, this time teed up by James Norwood who had carried the ball forward in a scintillatingly quick counter attack.
I have a scintillatingly clear memory of being 18, standing outside of a Gucci store--this is when he was the creative director of Gucci--and thinking, I wonder if I could someday be something like this.
Bollywood show Among these dazzling events, a Bollywood dance show choreographed by Delicious Sahadevan, showcased a set of scintillatingly cinematographic Bollywood dances for 20 minutes.
All parts of "Annette: A Big, Hairy Mom" are scintillatingly believable in their sharp focus, realistic action, and sure character and plot development.
As ever, Sturtevant's exhibition was scintillatingly staged.
Furthermore, I'm continually impressed at how rapper Black Thought keeps coming up with scintillatingly positive rap breaks for these things.