GRE Word List


to shine faintly or unsteadily

The meaning of the word glimmer is to shine faintly or unsteadily.

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repineto feel or express dejection or discontent : complain
paraphrasea restatement of a text, passage, or work giving the meaning in another form
franticemotionally out of control
litotesunderstatement in which an affirmative is expressed by the negative of the contrary (as in "not a bad singer" or "not unhappy")
censora person who supervises conduct and morals: such as
hypnosisa trancelike state that resembles sleep but is induced by a person whose suggestions are readily accepted by the subject
inebriateone who is drunk
surmisea thought or idea based on scanty evidence : conjecture
pretendto give a false appearance of being, possessing, or performing
ligneousof or resembling wood