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Lord of the Flies
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as in: glimmering lights Define
a dim, wavering, or reflected light
  • The candle-buds opened their wide white flowers glimmering under the light that pricked down from the first stars.
  • The conch glimmered among the trees, a white blob against the place where the sun would rise.

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  • Ralph held out the glimmering conch and Maurice took it obediently.
  • There was a moment’s struggle and the glimmering conch jigged up and down.
  • The conch still glimmered by the chief’s seat.

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  • The moonlight glimmered on the lake.
  • The west yet glimmers with some streaks of day;
    Shakespeare  --  Macbeth

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as in: a glimmer of hope Define
a slight indication of something -- such as hope or interest
as in: glimmering lights Define
a dim, wavering, or reflected light
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