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glimmer
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Of Mice and Men
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as in: glimmering lights Define
a dim, wavering, or reflected light
  • They made their beds on the sand, and as the blaze dropped from the fire the sphere of light grew smaller; the curling branches disappeared and only a faint glimmer showed where the tree trunks were.

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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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