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shim·mer

shimmer

 
 
pronunciation:
shI mr
part of speech: verb
inflections: shimmers, shimmering, shimmered
definition: to shine with a soft, flickering light.
The lake shimmered in the moonlight.
synonyms:
glimmer
similar words:
flicker, gleam, glisten, sparkle, twinkle
derivation: shimmeringly (adv.)