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glimmer

glim·mer

glimmer

 
pronunciation:
glI mr
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a dim or unsteady light; flicker.
We saw the glimmer of a lantern through the trees and knew we were close to camp.
synonyms:
flicker, gleam
similar words:
glow, ray, sparkle, twinkle
definition 2: a small sign; hint; trace.
There was a glimmer of hope that the team would win the game.
synonyms:
glint, suggestion, trace
similar words:
drop, gleam, hint, spark
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: glimmered, glimmering, glimmers
definition: to give off a dim or unsteady light.
The stars glimmered in the sky.
synonyms:
twinkle
similar words:
blink, flicker, gleam, glisten, shimmer, shine
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