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


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  • The blue violet letters of the word shimmered as I spoke it.

    The Season of Risks

  • The lion fish – leo-fin – shimmered in the Dorset sun.

    Archive 2010-05-01

  • The fountain bubbled in the center and coins shimmered in the bottom.

    Silver Wings, Santiago Blue

  • A scattering of coins shimmered in the bottom where the sunlight caught them.

    Silver Wings, Santiago Blue

  • Its name shimmered into Carl's awareness: It was a zotl jumpship-perhaps the zotl jumpship that he had seen earlier when the thornwing was gliding with him through. the Welkyn.

    In Other Worlds

  • But it may have come in useful in his frequent descriptions of an almost ectoplasmic Jeeves, as he "shimmered" into a room, or sometimes "filtered" or "floated" out.

    The Honorable Schoolboy

  • Crystal lamps shimmered on the side tables, lace curtains covered the windows.


  • Her nipple-to-belly-button chain dripped out of her halter top and shimmered against her skin.

    Miracles, Inc.

  • An emerald on the sheath shimmered, as if an angel had winked in approval.

    To Hit a Woman (Lightly)

  • Fish swam about me, enchanted by the way I shimmered.



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