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glimpse
used in Me Before You

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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
  • With Will I sensed a vast internal hinterland, a world he wouldn't give me even a glimpse of.
    p. 221.7
  • I thought he was the saddest person I had ever met, in those moments when I glimpsed him staring out the window.
    p. 51.2
  • I liked the breath of foreign air, the close-up glimpses of lives far removed from my own.
    p. 156.1

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