Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of glimmer.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of glimmer.

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Examples

  • Myths and rituals get worked over by time and human creativity until the originals show through only in glimmers; fairy tales gain and lose characters, nastiness, and motif depending on the era in which we live.

    Palimpsests As Metaphor

  • Such digital options may provide some of the only short-term glimmers of hope even for mega media players.

    Media Sector and Stocks Analysis from Seeking Alpha

  • Ali Velshi spent the day keeping track of what he's calling glimmers of hope.

    CNN Transcript Mar 25, 2009

  • Media Matters noted at that time that Matthews's over-the-top praise for Bush included his claim that "everybody sort of likes the president, except for the real whack-jobs" and his statement that Bush sometimes "glimmers" with "sunny nobility."

    Hullabaloo

  • So are there kind of glimmers of hope that there are some real turning -- corners that are going to be turned, at least soon, for some of these people?

    CNN Transcript Dec 31, 2005

  • Tuck, who said he had heard only "glimmers" of Strahan's criticism until Thursday, said he has no plans to call his old teammate.

    NY Daily News

  • I am very happy with the "glimmers" of hope that he and the rest of us are seeing.

    Cafferty File

  • You can argue that the "glimmers" of prosperity he identified to stir confidence are an illusion and that the depression that many are already experiencing can and will get worse.

    GlobalResearch.ca

  • And all the while she searched his face for glimmers of recognition.

    Dreams of a Dark Warrior

  • Gideon felt as if he were watching a film of a shattered mirror running backward, the pieces knitting together before his eyes, every piece in perfect alignment, his reflected image snapping into focus where only a second earlier there had been nothing but shards and glimmers and fractured glimpses.

    Gideon’s war

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