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glimpse
used in The Color Purple

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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
  • My love, Your sister, Nettie It was the funniest thing to stop over in Monrovia after my first glimpse of Africa, which was Senegal.

There are no more uses of "glimpse" in The Color Purple.

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