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glimpse
used in The Chocolate War

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
  • But it was only a brief glimpse.
    Chapter 34 (54% in)
  • His face was always under control but his eyes showed his vulnerability, gave Jerry a glimpse into the hell that was burning inside the teacher.
    Chapter 18 (55% in)

There are no more uses of "glimpse" in The Chocolate War.

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