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glimmer
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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
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glimmer
Used in
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
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  • Some said that now and then, in the cave, a far-away speck of light would glimmer, and then a glorious shout would burst forth and a score of men go trooping down the echoing aisle—and then a sickening disappointment always followed; the children were not there; it was only a searcher's light.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Two or three glimmering lights showed where it lay, peacefully sleeping, beyond the vague vast sweep of star-gemmed water, unconscious of the tremendous event that was happening.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: a glimmer of hope
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