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glimpse
used in The Mysterious Benedict Society

2 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
  • Because S.Q. had glimpsed the note, Milligan had chosen to be caught.
    p. 409.2
  • Then, looking behind him, he glimpsed two flashlight beams passing through one of the other rooms.
    p. 109.3

There are no more uses of "glimpse" in The Mysterious Benedict Society.

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