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


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  • So her expression shimmers from happiness to fear and back again and we are left trying to decide what she is reacting to.

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  • She stands, and her thin sword shimmers white-gold in the dim light.

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  • Mike Justak's light display "shimmers" to holiday music. rss feed

  • She points out every aspect of their costume as they perform: the stitchwork, the meticulously shiny buttons, the pristine whiteness of their boots, how everything shimmers and matches, how they move in synch, how rehearsed they are.

    Fallin’ Up

  • Your Love Is Calling My Name hints at rockabilly, with Adam Granduciel muttering about freeways and harbours, yet the unrelenting drum pattern, the swirling synths, the shimmers of guitar somehow remove it from the US rock tradition even as it fights to return home.

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  • Though the original designs by Gene Moore 1910-1998—in the form of fleck-patterned costumes and a huge, pink-rose background—are crudely reconceived here, the dance itself blossoms and shimmers with challenges for its cast of six men and three women.

    First Signs of Battle at Alvin Ailey

  • While Winter's guitar shimmers with confident energy throughout, his stinging attack is particularly effective on Bill Doggett 's instrumental "Honky Tonk," with brother Edgar on tenor saxophone.

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  • This was an instrument that could sing, and as composer Ferruccio Busoni declared of Mozart's music, an "uninterrupted melodiousness…shimmers through his compositions like the lovely forms of a woman through the folds of a thin dress."

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  • Then everything shimmers for a while and you are completely there, compact and contained.

    In the Valley of the Shadow

  • To get Kim Kardashian's vivid eye makeup, use shimmers and dark, bold colors like the Diamond Eyes Eye Palette to achieve the look.

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