Synonyms of 'glittering'
a glittering academic career
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You describe light, or something that reflects light, as brilliant when it shines very brightly.
The event was held in brilliant sunshine.
Something that is dazzling is very impressive or beautiful.
He gave a dazzling performance.
If you describe a person or their work as distinguished, you mean that they have been very successful in their career and have a good reputation.
a distinguished academic family
Thesaurus for glittering from the Collins English Thesaurus
You use glittering to indicate that something is very impressive or successful.