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  • Now there came a glimmer of a red light before them.
  • There were passages leading off to the side every now and then, as he knew by the glimmer of his sword, or could feel with his hand on the wall.

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  • H^ hurried a little, getting as close as he dared behind Gollum, who was still going quickly, not looking back, but turning his head from side to side, as Bilbo could see from the faint glimmer on the walls.
  • They glimmered in the shadows.
  • As theft eyes became used to the dimness they could see a little way to either side in a sort of darkened green glimmer.
  • A white glimmer could be seen coming through some opening far above, and the air smelt sweeter.

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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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