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glimpse / glimps/ • n. a momentary or partial view: she caught a glimpse of the ocean a glimpse into the world of the wealthy. • v. [tr.] see or perceive briefly or partially: he glimpsed a figure standing in the shade. ∎  [intr.] archaic shine or appear faintly or intermittently: glowworms glimpsing in the dark.

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