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  • adj. Appearing to shimmer, glistening.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. glistening tremulously


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  • Inspired by the landscape of Hong Kong, Weiss-Fischmann dubbed a shimmery plum called Meet Me on the Star Ferry and a medium blue named Suzi Says Feng Shui.

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  • Though this kind of shimmery, lo-fi indie-folk has been around for a long time, I think the Shins really started something when Natalie Portman told everyone about how they changed her life, or whatever stupid thing she said.

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  • The world looked kind of shimmery, as though we were seeing it through a curtain of heat.

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  • They make classic American pop - a kind of shimmery wall of ...


  • Follow this up with a shimmery bronzer on the top of the cheeks for a highlight.

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  • Use reflective surfaces such as glass and Lucite, and shimmery metallic containers filled with arrangements of orchids, tulips, and calla lilies to give the room a modern edge.

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  • The looks ranged from shimmery velvet-beaded dresses at Ralph Lauren to an embroidered sleeveless dress worn with silver-glitter goat-fur pumps at Joseph Altuzarra to a wool flannel anorak embroidered with Swarovski crystals at Jason Wu.

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  • The shimmery effect around her legs was really neat!

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  • Additionally, guests picked up everything they needed to kick off the summer including dresses, rompers and yoga clothes from Express, Carrera Vintage Sunglasses and Cover Girl's latest make-up including lipstains and shimmery volumizing mascara.

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  • For the face and body there was shimmery make-up and facial cremes from Skin Blends, HD friendly cosmetics from Nikko, beauty and skincare products by Sanitas, Atache, Adonia and Vagosang.

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