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glimmering

[glim-er-ing]
noun
  1. a faint or unsteady light; glimmer.
  2. a faint glimpse or idea; inkling.
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adjective
  1. shining faintly or unsteadily; shimmering.
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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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