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Word: shimmer

Definition: shine with a flickering light; glimmer intermittently; Ex. The moonlight shimmered on the water; N.


Sentences Containing 'shimmer'

Recent examples of Japanese wrestlers working in foreign promotions include Satoshi Kojima in Major League Wrestling, Kenta Kobashi and Go Shiozaki in Ring of Honor, and Hirooki Goto, Masato Yoshino, Tiger Mask IV, Hiroshi Tanahashi and Ayako Hamada in Total Nonstop Action Wrestling, Aja Kong, Dick Togo, Great Sasuke, Jinsei Shinzaki, Kaori Yoneyama, Manami Toyota and Mayumi Ozaki in Chikara, Yoshi Tatsu in WWE and Ayumi Kurihara, Hiroyo Matsumoto, Tomoka Nakagawa and Kana in Shimmer Women Athletes.
SPIN named Brandon Flowers one of "The 15 Best Shows of the Summer" in 2010 for his show at the Shimmer Showroom in Las Vegas.

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::: recant - disclaim or disavow; retract a previous statement; openly confess error; Ex. recant one's faith/a statement
::: skirmish - minor fight; minor battle in war; V.
::: nadir - lowest point; point on the celestial sphere diametrically opposite the zenith
::: quell - suppress; put an end to; put down forcibly; extinguish; quiet; Ex. ``Army Quells Rebellion'' in newspaper; CF. kill
::: commodious - spacious and comfortable
::: plausible - conceivably true; having a show of truth but open to doubt; specious
::: palliate - ease pain (without curing); make less severe or offensive (a crime or illness)
::: debase - degrade; reduce in quality or value; degenerate; lower in esteem; disgrace; N. debasement