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Synonyms of glimpse in English:


  • a fleeting glimpse of her face
    brief look, quick look;
    glance, peek, peep;
    sight, sighting;
    French coup d'œil
  • verb

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  • he glimpsed a figure standing in the shade
    catch sight of, catch/get a glimpse of, see briefly, get a sight of, notice, discern, spot, spy, sight, note, pick out, make out
    British informal clock
    literary espy, descry
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