SHIMMER's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of shimmer
Definition:
v. shine with a weak or fitful light; glimmer intermittently
Example:
This rope is woven with a maximum amount of reflective tracers--which will make it shimmer in the night.
Sentence in Classic:
The moon was coming up, and its mystic shimmer was casting a million lights across the distant, restless water.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin Context
On this eventful day, moreover, there was a certain singular inquietude and excitement in her mood, resembling nothing so much as the shimmer of a diamond, that sparkles and flashes with the varied throbbings of the breast on which it is displayed.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne Context
Heaven was still and faintly luminous and the air sweet to breathe, as in a thicket drenched with showers; and amid peace and shimmering lights and quiet fragrance he made a covenant with his heart.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
Birds were twittering in the ivy and the sunny web of the curtain was shimmering along the floor: he could not eat for happiness.
Dubliners By James Joyce Context
It was a bright, crisp February morning, and the snow of the day before still lay deep upon the ground, shimmering brightly in the wintry sun.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Away off in the flaming sunshine, Cardiff Hill lifted its soft green sides through a shimmering veil of heat, tinted with the purple of distance; a few birds floated on lazy wing high in the air; no other living thing was visible but some cows, and they were asleep.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
In the village, in the house, in the garden, by the well, by the pond, over all the rising ground, and all along the road uphill from the bridge leading to the village, not more than five hundred yards away, crowds of men could be seen through the shimmering mist.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Men lay down to die, and the last sight that met their puzzled eyes was the rails shining in the merciless sun, heat shimmering along them.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context