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glimpse
used in Hunger Games Book #2 (Catching Fire)

9 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 flail around for a moment, only working the web more tightly around me, and then I catch a glimpse of it in the moonlight.
    Chapter 26 (60% in)
  • Sometimes a brief tour: a glimpse of the sea in one district, towering forests in another, ugly factories, fields of wheat, stinking refineries.
    Chapter 5 (71% in)
  • I get a glimpse of my assailant's face.
    Chapter 8 (4% in)
  • Just a glimpse of it as it flies by.
    Chapter 10 (68% in)
  • I remain at the window long after the woods have swallowed up the last glimpse of my home.
    Chapter 14 (0% in)
  • As Maysilee Donner bravely disengages herself and heads for the stage, I catch a glimpse of my mother at my age, and no one has exaggerated her beauty.
    Chapter 14 (55% in)
  • I can't help catching glimpses of us on the huge screens along the route, and we are not just beautiful, we are dark and powerful.
    Chapter 15 (65% in)
  • I keep walking, tossing my nuts, sometimes catching a glimpse of the force field, trying to press to the left to find a spot where we can break through, get away from the Cornucopia, and hopefully find water.
    Chapter 20 (35% in)
  • I load an arrow as I twist and get a glimpse of a dripping-wet Gloss letting Wiress slide to the ground, her throat slit open in a bright red smile.
    Chapter 23 (52% in)

There are no more uses of "glimpse" in Hunger Games Book #2 (Catching Fire).

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