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glimpse
used in Nineteen Minutes

3 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
  • He caught a glimpse of her as she slipped into a room behind the bench, and he hurdled the bar to follow her but felt someone grab his sleeve.
    Part 2 (92% in)
  • In the uncomfortable silence that followed, Alex turned her head and caught a glimpse through a window of the next interviewee arriving through the entrance vestibule.
    Part 1 (22% in)
  • Sometimes when she studied Sam, she could glimpse the adult he'd be one day-it was there in his eyes, the shell of the man he would grow to inhabit.
    Part 2 (6% in)

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