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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A slight suggestion or vague understanding; A flash of light (especially reflected light) v. - Shine brightly, like a star or a light.

Usage examples (36)
  • There is not an ounce, not a glimmer of sadness or even knowledge in forsythia.
  • The glimmer from the fire-light died quite away, and only the bright stars kept watch over them.
  • You could see the glimmer from the pond in the front yard and hear the gentle roll of the water from the small creek.
  • As a contrarian, Mr. Croft sees a long-term glimmer of hope for stocks. for more
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