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glimmer

Saltos de línea: glim|mer
Pronunciación: /ˈɡlɪmə
 
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Definición de glimmer en inglés:

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[no object]
Shine faintly with a wavering light: the moonlight glimmered on the lawn (as adjective glimmering) pools of glimmering light
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • It was sundown, the skies were dark orange, the temple and its worshippers glimmered in pools of light and dark.
  • His short blond hair glimmered in the light which shone into the walkways and halls.
  • Her spectacles caught the light from somewhere and glimmered under the straight blonde of her hair.
Sinónimos

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1A faint or wavering light: he saw a faint glimmer of light from her window
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The desolate plains seemed to end and, I could've sworn I had imagined it, but there seemed to be a faint glimmer of light on the horizon.
  • Even in what seems to be the darkest hour, there's a faint glimmer of light.
  • Ahead in the tunnel he could see a faint glimmer of light against the water, and could smell the air freshening.
Sinónimos
2A faint sign of a feeling or quality, especially a desirable one: there is one glimmer of hope for Becky
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Yesterday, there was a small glimmer of hope when there was a sign that his liver function may have started to come back but it is still well below the levels needed to pull him through.
  • There are glimmers, small indicators and little signs that our country might be starting to find its feet again and our policies making an impact.
  • The spirit of the holiday may be getting lost in all this back and forth, but there may be a faint glimmer of hope.
Sinónimos
gleam, glimmering, flicker, ray, trace, faint sign, scintilla, suggestion, hint

Origen

late Middle English: probably of Scandinavian origin; related to Swedish glimra and Danish glimre.

Derivados

glimmeringly

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adverbio
Example sentences
  • She loves to be ever glimmeringly clad, every inch a queen both for the sake of her husband and because of her inner insecurity.
  • She has danced the Fortier and the Varone years ago, but she makes them seem glimmeringly new.
  • The dark green seems to play with light especially well, and it appears nearly black in some light and glimmeringly dark green in other light.

Words that rhyme with glimmer

dimmer, limber, limner, shimmer, simmer, skimmer, slimmer, strimmer, swimmer, trimmer, zimmer

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