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glimpse
used in The Awakening

2 uses
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Definition
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
  • The little glimpse of domestic harmony which had been offered her, gave her no regret, no longing.
    Chapter 18 (93% in)
  • I always feel so sorry for women who don't like to walk; they miss so much—so many rare little glimpses of life; and we women learn so little of life on the whole.
    Chapter 36 (41% in)

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

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