glimmer
[ glim-er ]
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Part of Speechverb
Origin + Etymology
Late-Middle English;from Scandinavian origin, related to Swedish glimra and Danish glimre
Synonyms
  • flicker gleam glint glisten shimmer
Antonyms
  • unavailable
Definition
to shine faintly or unsteadily; twinkle, shimmer, or flicker
Example
A) The stars glimmer in the night sky. B) The sequins on her dress glimmer under the light of the disco ball.
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