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used in The Glass Castle

2 uses
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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
  • IT WAS DUSK WHEN I got my first glimpse of it off in the distance, beyond a ridge.
    p. 245.0
  • As we pulled out, I looked through the rear window for one last glimpse of the depot.
    p. 90.4

There are no more uses of "glimpse" in The Glass Castle.

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