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shimmer

  
1   
      vb   dance, gleam, glisten, phosphoresce, scintillate, twinkle  
2   
      n   diffused light, gleam, glimmer, glow, incandescence, iridescence, lustre, phosphorescence, unsteady light  
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shimmer

  
  ( shimmers    3rd person present)   ( shimmering    present participle)   ( shimmered    past tense & past participle  ) If something shimmers, it shines with a faint, unsteady light or has an unclear, unsteady appearance.      verb  
The lights shimmered on the water...      V  
      Shimmer is also a noun., n-sing  
...a shimmer of starlight.     

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simmer, shiver, shivery, simper

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