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shimmer

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishshimmershim‧mer /ˈʃɪmə $ -ər/ verb [intransitive] 🔊 🔊 SHINEto shine with a soft light that looks as if it shakes slightly 🔊 The lake shimmered in the moonlight.shimmer noun [singular, uncountable]→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
shimmerWhen he moved, his silk green shirt shimmered.He'd reached to click off the light, and the room shimmered again with the faintest light from the moon.The August heat shimmered in silence.Their happiness was palpable; like the pulsing shimmer of a hummingbird, it seemed to radiate the very air.Never for one moment does this shimmering, simmering emotional desert storm of a film relax its grip on your senses.A faint haze of heat-differential shimmered the lights of town but the thin mist meant visibility was quite good.Rank on rank they stretched to the horizon, their reflections shimmering towards us on a blue mirror.Heat shimmered up from the cars, and the sun glowed red over miles of tract houses.Our brick courtyard shimmered with colors.
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Verb table
shimmer
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyshimmer
he, she, itshimmers
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyshimmered
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave shimmered
he, she, ithas shimmered
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad shimmered
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill shimmer
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have shimmered
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam shimmering
he, she, itis shimmering
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you, we, theyare shimmering
Past
I, he, she, itwas shimmering
you, we, theywere shimmering
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been shimmering
he, she, ithas been shimmering
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been shimmering
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be shimmering
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been shimmering
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