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glimmer

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of glimmer

  1. 1 a very small amount a glimmer of hope that there will be snow on Christmas Synonyms of glimmer ace, bit, crumb, dab, dram, driblet, particle, hint, lick, little, mite, nip, ounce, peanuts, ray, scintilla, scruple, shade, shadow, shred, skosh, smack, smell, smidgen (also smidgeon or smidgin or smidge), snap, soupçon, spark, spatter, speck, splash, spot, sprinkling, strain, streak, suspicion, tad, touch, traceWords Related to glimmer hoot, iota, jot, minim, minimum, modicum, semblance, syllable, tittle, vestige, whit; atom, dot, fleck, flyspeck, grain, granule, molecule, morsel, mote, nubbin, patch, scrap; dash, drop, pinch; part, portion, section; bite, nibble, taste; handful, scattering, smatter, smattering; dose, shot; chip, flake, fragment, shard, shiver, sliver, smithereens, splinter; shred, tatter; clipping, paring, shavingNear Antonyms of glimmer abundance, barrel, boatload, bucket, bundle, bushel, deal, fistful, gobs, heaps, lashings (also lashins) [chiefly British], loads, lot, mass, mess, mountain, much, oodles, passel, peck, pile, plenty, potful, profusion, quantity, raft, reams, scads, stack, wad, wealth; volume; bonanza, embarrassment, excess, overabundance, overage, overflow, overkill, overmuch, oversupply, superabundance, superfluity, surfeit, surplus; chunk, hunk, lump, slab

  2. 2 an almost imperceptible sign of something most of the students showed not even a glimmer of interest in what I had to say Synonyms of glimmer breath, flicker, hint, suggestion, tang, touch, trace, whiffWords Related to glimmer inkling, intimation, scent, wind; evidence, indication, mark, signNear Antonyms of glimmer permeation, pervasion, saturation


glimmer

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of glimmer

  1. to shoot forth bursts of light the waters of the rippling brook glimmered in the sun Synonyms of glimmer coruscate, flame, glance, gleam, flash, glint, glisten, glister, glitter, luster (or lustre), scintillate, shimmer, spangle, sparkle, twinkle, wink, winkleWords Related to glimmer beam, radiate, shine; bedazzle, blind, daze, dazzle; blaze, burn, flare, glare, glow



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