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glimpse
used in Chasing Lincoln's Killer

3 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
  • He saw Fanny, then glimpsed Powell's unforgettable rugged face and burning eyes.
    p. 55.5
  • Leale wanted, most of all, to catch a glimpse of the famous general who had won the Civil War.
    p. 15.2
  • Except for a handful of doctors, government officials, and family friends who would enter the Petersen house, that glimpse of the president ascending the stairs was the last time Americans saw Abraham Lincoln alive.
    p. 83.2

There are no more uses of "glimpse" in Chasing Lincoln's Killer.

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