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glimmer

Noun

1 a flash of light (especially reflected light) [syn: gleam, gleaming]
2 a slight suggestion or vague understanding; "he had no inkling what was about to happen" [syn: inkling, intimation, glimmering] v : shine brightly, like a star or a light [syn: gleam]

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English

Pronunciation

Noun

  1. A faint light; a dim glow.
    The glimmer of the fireflies was pleasant to watch.
  2. A flash of light.
  3. A faint or remote possibility.
    A glimmer of hope.

Synonyms

Translations

a faint light
  • French: lueur
a flash of light
  • Kurdish:
    Sorani: تروسکه‌
a faint or remote possibility
  • French: lueur

Verb

  1. To shine with a faint light.
    The fireflies glimmered in the dark.

Translations

shine with faint light

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