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  • n. Plural form of shimmering.


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  • I also have the shimmerings of not one but two new stories in my brain.

    foloow-ups on var & sundry

  • Moved in vast shimmerings and intricate dances suggesting ever-greater, still-invisible cycles.


  • Limbs twisted and faces horribly distorted they lay, and above and about them writhed, in long glittering scaly shimmerings, scores of hideous reptiles.

    The Moon of Skulls

  • She was clad in an entirely new outfit: a full-length patterned skirt with a long slit up one side, and a knitted top through which he could see the faint shimmerings of a red brassiere.

    Heaven Lake

  • The only thing is - will you be scared if any more rumblings and shudderings and shimmerings come again tonight?

    Five Get Into A Fix

  • "Well - that's what Aily's mother said - mists - and shimmerings, " said Julian, remembering.

    Five Get Into A Fix

  • It's a queer place now - with noises at night - and mists - and shimmerings - and ...

    Five Get Into A Fix

  • "Well - I know you don't believe my 'shimmerings-, " said Dick.

    Five Get Into A Fix

  • All sparkling bright shimmerings of brilliant golden yellow sunlight flashes.

    Si'Wren of the Patriarchs

  • They were cutting the grass and clover in the fields, and the air was fresh with the scent of new-mown hay: half the land on either side of us was covered with ripening grain, and the light breeze that played perpetually over it gave us endless shimmerings and glimmerings of wonderful light almost as beautiful as the tints that play over the sea.

    Lippincott's Magazine, December 1878


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