Associations to the word «Shimmering»


SHIMMER, verb. (intransitive) To shine with a veiled, tremulous, or intermittent light; to gleam faintly; to glisten; to glimmer.
SHIMMER, noun. A faint or veiled and tremulous gleam or shining; a glimmer.

Dictionary definition

SHIMMER, noun. A weak and tremulous light; "the shimmer of colors on iridescent feathers"; "the play of light on the water".
SHIMMER, verb. Shine with a weak or fitful light; "Beech leaves shimmered in the moonlight".
SHIMMER, verb. Give off a shimmering reflection, as of silk.

Wise words

Words to me were magic. You could say a word and it could conjure up all kinds of images or feelings or a chilly sensation or whatever. It was amazing to me that words had this power.
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