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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of glimpse.


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  • The entry marks a moment when Darwin glimpsed the enormous philosophical consequences of what he was working out.

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  • Keeping his glaring disc just outside the field of view, a minute attendant speck of light was "glimpsed" August 11.

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  • She certainly made sense to us, when we "glimpsed" her at Sullivan's Steakhouse popular Thursday night happy hour.

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  • The 23-year-old marketing coordinator for BHS Corrugated certainly hit the mark when we "glimpsed" her at the Blue Hill Tavern in Canton.


  • "glimpsed" her at Sullivan's Steakhouse popular Thursday night happy hour.

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  • By daylight, at first just glimpsed through a small window high in the eaves, we found we were as much in the world of the Finzi-Continis as the Corleones: even the horse's head looked aristocratic in the sunshine.

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  • I glimpsed inside while the cabinet door was open and saw that it was crowded, but everything was neatly stacked.

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  • As a teenager I avidly devoured stories of hairy bipeds glimpsed through snowstorms, strange cries echoing across glaciers, or enigmatic footprints in the snow.

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  • A woman on the internet thought that she had glimpsed Dominic among the survivors in a piece of news footage and this – combined with the glitch in his dental records – provided all the doubt I needed to convince myself that fate was playing this one with a twist.

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  • When we entered our teens, our hormones surged and with them the seeming differences we'd first glimpsed so many years before.

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