from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Present participle of shimmer.
- n. A gleam or glimmer.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A gleam or glimmering.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A faint and tremulous gleaming or shining.
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Gay can slip into purple excesses of language now and then - if I could, I would wave one of those "Men in Black" wands and erase the phrase "shimmering labia" from my brain - but he can also score a direct hit when he wants to.
The Social Network jumps from depositions in shimmering corporate conference rooms to flashback clashes between angry, entitled elites.
Brunette celebrities were guided to a fitting room decorated in shimmering silver; blonde clients were ushered into a dressing room of gleaming gold.
In this program Pavlova was robed in shimmering white and silver, with diademed head and ankles tied with rosy ribbons … The fairy scene vanishes and a radiant figure — (Pavlova) — [re -] enters the stage walking with the delicate precision and grace of some wild bird.
She was cloaked in shimmering blue robes that looked like stars painted against midnight sky.
Mosaics of cracked sapphire and emerald lined the streets in shimmering beauty.
Adams could draw a certain shimmering tone that really changed the way we look at the American West.
At a recent Sunday Mass, All Saints choir director Arlene Skwierawski, a wiry, red-haired Polish-American ex-nun in shimmering purple robes, pounds the keyboard like Jerry Lee Lewis.
Gehry delivered a striking building whose bulbous shapes are variously covered in shimmering gold, silver, and purple stainless steel, and in red and blue aluminum shingles.
Amber fell round her shoulders in shimmering waves of light, and sunbeams lost themselves in her lashes.
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