glimmering

[glim-er-ing]

noun

a faint or unsteady light; glimmer.
a faint glimpse or idea; inkling.

adjective

shining faintly or unsteadily; shimmering.

Origin of glimmering

Middle English word dating back to 1300–50; see origin at glimmer, -ing1, -ing2
Related formsglim·mer·ing·ly, adverb
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