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noun as in gleam

verb as in peer

verb as in stare

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Example Sentences

At length Captain Perez rose and, knocking the ashes from his pipe, announced that he was going to "show a glim."

Lets have a glim, said Sikes, or we shall go breaking our necks, or treading on the dog.

The glim of one of my skylights is dousted, and is battened down for ever.

I suspect he would have dowsed his glim in no little hurry if one of his officers had hove in sight.

If you go forward you will see that we have dowsed every glim on board, even to our mast-head and side lights.


On this page you'll find 70 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to glim, such as: flicker, glimmer, glint, glow, sheen, and twinkle.

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