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  • noungleam
  • verbglisten

synonyms for shimmer

  • glimmer
  • glint
  • glitter
  • luster
  • sheen
  • blinking
  • coruscation
  • flash
  • glisten
  • gloss
  • glow
  • incandescence
  • iridescence
  • phosphorescence
  • scintillation
  • spangle
  • spark
  • sparkle
  • twinkle
  • diffused light
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antonyms for shimmer

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  • darkness
  • dullness
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How to use shimmer in a sentence

Or, in the desert, when the ground is hot, and air is cool, and there is air turbulence, it might cause a shimmer at the horizon that looks like a pool of water.
WANT ART YOU CAN’T LOOK AWAY FROM? THESE 5 VISUAL ILLUSIONS WILL ENTRANCE YOUR MINDCORINNE IOZZIOJULY 21, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
The moon was coming up, and its mystic shimmer was casting a million lights across the distant, restless water.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
He saw the tips of the fir trees shimmer, and heard them whisper as the breeze turned their needles towards the light.
THREE MORE JOHN SILENCE STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
The golden shimmer of Edna's satin gown spread in rich folds on either side of her.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
She looked down, noticing the black line of his leg moving in and out so close to her against the yellow shimmer of her gown.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Farther down the river there was a flash of something white amidst the pale green shimmer of the flood.
THE GOLD TRAILHAROLD BINDLOSS
His voice had risen into rapid, shrill notes, and she noticed that his eyes had taken on the unseeing shimmer.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
Soon these phantom lakes began to flood the prairie with a wavering shimmer.
A FORTUNE HUNTER; OR, THE OLD STONE CORRALJOHN DUNLOE CARTERET
He is dressed in marvellous silks which shimmer and flash in the late afternoon sunlight.
ROUND THE WONDERFUL WORLDG. E. MITTON
The firelight flickered and danced across the silken shimmer of it.
RIDERS OF THE SILENCESJOHN FREDERICK
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WORDS RELATED TO SHIMMER

  • bar
  • beacon
  • chink
  • column
  • dartle
  • emission
  • finger
  • flicker
  • glare
  • gleam
  • glimmer
  • glint
  • glitter
  • glow
  • laser
  • radiation
  • ray
  • shaft
  • shimmer
  • shoot
  • sparkle
  • streak
  • stream
  • twinkle
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