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glimmer
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Harry Potter (#3) and the Prisoner of Azkaban
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  • It was a sea of pointed black hats; each of the long House tables was lined with students, their faces glimmering by the light of thousands of candles, which were floating over the tables in midair.
  • On the opposite bank, he could see tiny glimmers of silver — his own attempts at a Patronus — There was a bush at the very edge of the water.

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  • On the opposite bank, the glimmers of silver were suddenly extinguished.
  • Malfoy was diving, a look of triumph on his face — there, a few feet above the grass below, was a tiny, golden glimmer Harry urged the Firebolt downward, but Malfoy was miles ahead "Go!

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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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