[ US /ˈɡɫɪmɝɪŋ/ ]
[ UK /ɡlˈɪməɹɪŋ/ ]
  1. a slight suggestion or vague understanding
    he had no inkling what was about to happen
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How To Use glimmering In A Sentence

  • The boracic powder was lifted in my absence from the _Pharmacie_ to try and get the first glimmerings of a slide on that sticky creosoted floor. Fanny Goes to War
  • The large garden around the swimming pool shone in the glimmering light of many multicolored candles.
  • Before her the shadows danced illusively; the film of brightness changed and shifted; then all glimmering and partial shade were swallowed up in a black chasm. Under the Rose
  • Xenophanes says that the star-like phenomena seen when aboard ship, which some call the Dioscuri, are cloudlets, glimmering because of their kind of motion. Presocratic Philosophy
  • We see the first glimmerings of what the great political scientist Robert C. Tucker calls an ‘ethic of specieshood.’
  • Then he gave another whoop significant of the extreme of nervous abashedness and the incipient defiance of his masculine estate, there was a flourish of heels, followed by a swift glimmering slide of steel, and he was off trailing his sled. The Portion of Labor
  • The air was fresh, yet warm for the season of the year and scented with leaves, earth and cool water falling down in glimmering cascades.
  • The songs are washed in earnest clean rhythm guitar and nice, glimmering production.
  • Then she was sure of her, and tasted hours of quiet, sad, delicious happiness; until—perhaps with that perverse expression glimmering from beneath her opening lids—little Pearl awoke! VI. Pearl
  • From the first glimmerings of the idea of human rights in the UN Charter to its actual conception and final parturition in the declaration, it had to face indifference and hostility.
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