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aglimmer

[ uh-glim-er ]
/ əˈglɪm ər /
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adjective

glimmering; shining faintly or unsteadily.

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Origin of aglimmer

First recorded in 1855–60; a-1 + glimmer
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Example sentences from the Web for aglimmer

  • He paused to look away at the forest and distant waters all aglimmer with the light of the moon.

    The Phantom Violin|Roy J. Snell
  • When at last I stood upon the shore, the air and sea were all aglimmer in a rosy light, deepening to crimson in the zenith.

    The Mystery of Choice|Robert William Chambers

British Dictionary definitions for aglimmer

aglimmer
/ (əˈɡlɪmə) /

adjective

(postpositive) glimmering
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