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  • nounflash, sparkle
  • verbsparkle

synonyms for glimmer

  • flicker
  • gleam
  • glint
  • glow
  • hint
  • inkling
  • ray
  • twinkle
  • blink
  • coruscation
  • glance
  • grain
  • scintillation
  • shimmer
  • suggestion
  • trace
See also synonyms for: glimmering
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antonyms for glimmer

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  • dullness
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    How to use glimmer in a sentence

    Maryland’s game against Ohio State on Monday night began with a glimmer of optimism.
    MARYLAND MISSES A CHANCE TO BOOST ITS NCAA TOURNAMENT HOPES WITH A LOSS TO NO. 4 OHIO STATEEMILY GIAMBALVOFEBRUARY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
    With the launch of the Promote Iceland campaign, M&C Saatchi was able to offer a glimmer of hope where there was hardly any to be found.
    ALLY FINANCIAL, M&C SAATCHI GROUP AND COMEDY CENTRAL ARE DIGIDAY AWARDS WINNERSMELISSA HAYESJANUARY 28, 2021DIGIDAY
    As I approach the midpoint of my ninth decade, I see glimmers of light amid the darkness.
    MADELEINE ALBRIGHT: 'US VS. THEM' THINKING IS TEARING AMERICA APART. BUT HERE'S WHY I'M STILL HOPEFUL ABOUT THE FUTUREMADELEINE ALBRIGHTJANUARY 15, 2021TIME
    “In a world where everything feels like it’s caving in and you’re alone, advertising is a team sport and to feel like you’re part of a team can give you that glimmer and make you feel like you’re not alone,” he said.
    ‘ALWAYS ON TRAUMA MACHINE’: SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGERS GRAPPLE WITH BURNOUT, LEAVING THE INDUSTRYKIMEKO MCCOYJANUARY 13, 2021DIGIDAY
    The Steelers contributed to their own demise, but the startling disparity between the teams showed after Pittsburgh provided a glimmer.
    BROWNS SHAKE OFF THEIR HISTORY, SECURE FIRST PLAYOFF WIN SINCE 1995ADAM KILGORE, DES BIELERJANUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
    Huge questions remain, but thanks in part to extraordinary efforts to develop vaccines that appear effective, we enter 2021 with glimmers of hope.
    THE SCIENCE STORIES THAT DEFINED 2020: CORONAVIRUS, DIVERSITY MOVEMENTS AND MORESCIENCE NEWS STAFFDECEMBER 27, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
    Faculty warn that schools should not conclude from that glimmer of good news that opening up fully in person is wise or safe.
    LESSONS FROM THE PANDEMIC FALL: INFECTIONS ARE RARE IN CLASSROOMS, NOT OFF CAMPUSNICK ANDERSON, SUSAN SVRLUGADECEMBER 10, 2020WASHINGTON POST
    The recent success of some coronavirus vaccines in late-stage clinical trials has inched us closer to the end of the pandemic — a glimmer of hope in a long year of living with the virus.
    HERE ARE ANSWERS TO 6 BURNING QUESTIONS ABOUT COVID-19 VACCINESJONATHAN LAMBERTDECEMBER 8, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
    That success provides a glimmer of hope for the climate and for ecosystems, the researchers say.
    HOW PLANTING 70 MILLION EELGRASS SEEDS LED TO AN ECOSYSTEM’S RAPID RECOVERYJOSEPH POLIDOROOCTOBER 14, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
    When he goes on television or gives interviews, he sometimes has this glimmer in his eye and will say things that are kind of humorous but it’s never totally clear if it’s a joke.
    STEPHEN MILLER, EXPLAINEDSEAN ILLINGOCTOBER 7, 2020VOX
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    WORDS RELATED TO GLIMMER

    • emit
    • give off
    • give out
    • glare
    • glimmer
    • glow
    • radiate
    • send
    • shed
    • shine
    • throw off
    • transmit
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