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glimpse
used in Murder On The Orient Express

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
  • I just seem to remember a glimpse of some scarlet silk affair passing the door.
    2.2 — Part 2 Chapter 2 — The Evidence of the Secretary (84% in)
  • Inside, Poirot caught a glimpse of Mr. Ratchett sitting up in bed.
    1.4 — Part 1 Chapter 4 — A Cry in the Night (56% in)

There are no more uses of "glimpse" in Murder On The Orient Express.

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