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glimpse
used in Tenth Grade Bleeds

6 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 glimpsing the vein on Henry's neck told him that he could.
    19. The Other's Gold (25% in)
  • Vlad didn't need telepathy to see it or understand it—not that D'Ablo would allow him even a glimpse of his twisted mind, Vlad was certain.
    5. An Unexpected Visitor (71% in)
  • A quick glimpse of the back of the box revealed that players assumed vampire roles, and whoever attacked the most victims won.
    9. The Perfect Game (63% in)
  • But when Tomas stretched his hand between the bars I could glimpse the signet ring on his little finger.
    9. The Perfect Game (88% in)
  • Vlad pulled his new leather notebook from his backpack and began a new journal entry—nothing even remotely vampiric, on the chance Eddie caught a glimpse.
    11. The Price of a Stolen Moment (75% in)
  • Do you think maybe it could be a glimpse of the future or something?
    12. A Drudge's Loyalty (28% in)

There are no more uses of "glimpse" in Tenth Grade Bleeds.

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