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  1. glimpseverb

    notice, perceive, catch sight of, spot, detect

  2. glimpseverb

    To see or view briefly or incompletely.

    I have only begun to glimpse the magnitude of the problem.

    notice, catch sight of, detect, spot, perceive

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. glimpse

    sight, inkling, glance, glimmering, survey

    observation, scrutiny, investigation, inspection, analysis, examination, exposure

Princeton's WordNet

  1. glance, glimpse, coup d'oeilnoun

    a quick look

    glance, coup d'oeil

  2. glimpsenoun

    a brief or incomplete view

    "from the window he could catch a glimpse of the lake"

    glance, coup d'oeil

  3. glimpseverb

    a vague indication

    "he caught only a glimpse of the professor's meaning"

    glance, coup d'oeil

  4. glimpseverb

    catch a glimpse of or see briefly

    "We glimpsed the Queen as she got into her limousine"

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. glimpsenoun

    glance, glimmering, GLINT, transitory view, rapid look, momentary perception

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. glimpsenoun

    glance, flash, inkling

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "glimpse":

    overview, glimmer, refresher, chronic

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  1. Mickey Mehta:

    Start worshipping your parents and grandparents before you worship God. You will see a glimpse of divinity in that process. Practice worshipping your parents first and MickeyMize your chances for being worthy of higher worship. Share this to increase real worshipping experience and evolve.

  2. Joe Keenan:

    There are, however, people in this world who seldom pick up a newspaper, people who, when watching television, sneer in displeasure and change channels at the first glimpse of an anchorperson. While such willfully uninformed citizens are rare, emerging from seclusion only to serve on juries in trials of great national significance, they do exist.

  3. Shah Asad Rizvi:

    Sands of time pause, for a glimpse of moments dyed with the color of dance

  4. Emily Miller:

    I don't want to draw sweeping conclusions from a small study, but this preliminary glimpse into how Covid-19 might cause changes in the placenta carries some pretty significant implications for the health of a pregnancy, we must discuss whether we should change how we monitor pregnant women right now.

  5. Karen Sunde:

    To love is to receive a glimpse of heaven.

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