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glimmer
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The Age of Innocence
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glimmer
Used in
The Age of Innocence
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  • The servants had not expected them so early, and there was only a glimmer of gas on the upper landing.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • At the end of the lane was the blue glimmer of the river; to the left, standing in front of a clump of oaks and maples, he saw a long tumble-down house with white paint peeling from its clapboards.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Everything about her shimmered and glimmered softly, as if her dress had been woven out of candle-beams; and she carried her head high, like a pretty woman challenging a roomful of rivals.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • At this point Mr. van der Luyden glanced at his wife, who bent her head slightly in the direction of Mrs. Archer; and the glimmering trains of the three ladies swept out of the door while the gentlemen settled down to their cigars.  (not reviewed by editor)

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