He is dressed in marvellous silks which shimmer and flash in the late afternoon sunlight.
There was a shimmer as of every colour in the rainbow; and a buzz that could only come from a hive full.
For they are all colour; they gleam and glow with it; they shimmer like jewels “set in the silver sea.”
Its deep, dark vista was lit up only by the shimmer of a distant lake.
The garden is beginning to smile and shimmer almost as if it were already May.
In the shimmer of the sunlight, and the shadow of the green.
"No," he gasped, and blinked his reddened eyes behind smoked goggles which dulled the shimmer of the aurora.
Some pioneer poet named it for its shimmer, but what good did it do?
The only light on the roof below was the shimmer of charcoals burning in four braziers for fire arrows.
The air began to shimmer, somewhat like heat on the desert's face.
Old English scimerian "to glitter, shimmer, glisten, shine," related to (perhaps a frequentative of) scimian "to shine," from Proto-Germanic *skim- (cf. Swedish skimra, Dutch schemeren "to glitter," German schimmern), from PIE root *skai- "to gleam, to shine" (see shine (v.). Related: Shimmered; shimmering.
"a tremulous light," 1821, from shimmer (v.).