Usage note
This word may also be spelled “centellar.”
intransitive verb
1. (to emit light) 
La baliza de señalización en la punta de la antena centelleaba.The aircraft warning light atop the antenna sparkled.
b. to twinkle (star) 
El lucero del alba centelleaba solo en el cielo.The morning star twinkled on its own in the sky.
Las joyas de la princesa centelleaban e impresionaron a los invitados.The princess' jewels glittered and bedazzled the guests.
intransitive verb
1. (luz) 
a. to sparkle 
2. (estrella) 
a. to twinkle 
intransitive verb
[+luz, diamante] to sparkle; [+estrella] to twinkle; [+metal] to gleam; glint; [+fuego] to flicker
el diamante centelleaba en la oscuridad
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