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used in The Aeneid

2 uses
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a quick look or partial understanding
The exact meaning of glimpse can depend upon its context. For example:
  • "I caught a glimpse of her when I was walking to class." — a very quick look
  • "I glimpsed at the headlines." — looked quickly
  • "Reading the book gave me a glimpse of the life of a devout Muslim immigrant in America." — a quick, incomplete view
  • If he but gain a glimpse, Juturna fears, And far away the Daunian hero bears.
    Book 12 (51% in)
  • Then to my father's house I make repair, With some small glimpse of hope to find her there.
    Book 2 (94% in)

There are no more uses of "glimpse" in The Aeneid.

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