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glimmer
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The Hound of the Baskervilles
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glimmer
Used in
The Hound of the Baskervilles
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  • Holmes groaned, and his face glimmered white through the darkness.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The baronet caught my sleeve and his face glimmered white through the darkness.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Baskerville shuddered as he looked up the long, dark drive to where the house glimmered like a ghost at the farther end.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • When I came round the balcony he had reached the end of the farther corridor, and I could see from the glimmer of light through an open door that he had entered one of the rooms.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • There is nothing so deceptive as the distance of a light upon a pitch-dark night, and sometimes the glimmer seemed to be far away upon the horizon and sometimes it might have been within a few yards of us.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: glimmering lights
as in: a glimmer of hope
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