One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
That scintillates (literal and figurative); sparkling, scintillating.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Edward Robert Bulwer-Lytton (1831–1891), viceroy of India and poet. Irregularly from classical Latin scintillāre scintillate + -escent.
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