Superb vs Sparkling - What's the difference?

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Superb is a related term of sparkling.


As adjectives the difference between superb and sparkling

is that superb is while sparkling is of an object, reflecting light as if giving off tiny sparks.

As a verb sparkling is

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As a noun sparkling is

act or appearance of something that sparkles; a sparkle; a gleam.

superb

English

Adjective

(er)
  • First-rate; of the highest quality; exceptionally good.
  • :
  • *
  • *:Captain Edward Carlisle; he could not tell what this prisoner might do. He cursed the fate which had assigned such a duty, cursed especially that fate which forced a gallant soldier to meet so superb a woman as this under handicap so hard.
  • Grand; magnificent; august; stately.
  • :
  • (lb) Haughty.
  • *1858 , (Julia Kavanagh), Adèle, a Tale: Volume 2 (p.235):
  • *:A remark which Isabella received with a superb curl of the lip, but at the same time, and to her brother's infinite relief, she walked away.
  • Synonyms

    * excellent * superlative

    Derived terms

    * superbly

    sparkling

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • Adjective

    (-)
  • Of an object, reflecting light as if giving off tiny sparks.
  • Of a beverage, especially an alcoholic beverage, containing dissolved carbon dioxide (either naturally or that has been added) that comes out of solution in the form of many tiny bubbles.
  • Brilliant and vivacious.
  • * '>citation
  • Synonyms

    * glistening, twinkling * (of a beverage) fizzy, carbonated

    Antonyms

    * (of a beverage) noncarbonated, still

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Act or appearance of something that sparkles; a sparkle; a gleam.
  • * Nathaniel John Hollingsworth
  • Bright are the sparklings that beam from the dew.
  • A sparkling wine.
  • * 2011 , Michael Cooper, 100 Must-try New Zealand Wines (page 208)
  • Wines like this struggle to stand out on the show circuit, where the judges are more likely to be searching for sparklings designed in the classic Champagne mould.