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shimmer

 
Noun shimmer has 1 sense
  1. shimmer, play - a weak and tremulous light; "the shimmer of colors on iridescent feathers"; "the play of light on the water"
    --1 is a kind of change, alteration, modification
    Derived forms: verb shimmer2, verb shimmer1
Verb shimmer has 2 senses
  1. shimmer - shine with a weak or fitful light; "Beech leaves shimmered in the moonlight"
    --1 is one way to
    shine, beam
    Derived form: noun shimmer1
    Sample sentences:
    Lights shimmer on the horizon
    The horizon is shimmering with lights
  2. shimmer - give off a shimmering reflection, as of silk
    --2 is one way to
    glitter, glisten, glint, gleam, shine
    Derived form: noun shimmer1
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
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