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glimpse
used in 1st to Die

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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
  • Jenks caught a glimpse of the sky and the sun-browned hills through the narrow window in the rear door and tried to get a fix on their bearings.
    p. 373.2
  • Over her shoulder, Cindy got a final glimpse of the dead man's legs splayed near the door.
    p. 33.8
  • THE FOLLOWING AFTERNOON, I got my first glimpse of the killer's face.
    p. 149.1
  • At some point, she stopped and caught a glimpse of herself in the mirror.
    p. 195.4
  • Through the tough veneer, I saw a glimpse of the woman Joanna Wade had been young, needing, confused.
    p. 276.4
  • Photographers flashed cameras blindly, reporters surged for a glimpse of the sullen, shaken bestselling writer.
    p. 315.3

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