gleam noun

1 soft light

ADJ. dull, faint | distant

PREP. ~ of the distant gleam of the sea

PHRASES a gleam of light a faint gleam of light from the doorway

2 in sb's eyes

ADJ. cold, dark, strange | predatory, speculative | mischievous, sardonic, wicked | sudden

VERB + GLEAM have He had a speculative gleam in his eyes.

GLEAM + VERB come into/enter/light sb's eye/eyes A sudden gleam came into her eye as she remembered that tomorrow was her day off.

PREP. ~ of A gleam of laughter lit his eyes.

PHRASES a gleam in sb's eye/eyes