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Synonyms for glimpse

look

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Synonyms for glimpse

a quick look

to perceive, especially barely or fleetingly

to look briefly and quickly

Synonyms for glimpse

a brief or incomplete view

a vague indication

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catch a glimpse of or see briefly

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They caught fleeting glimpses of each other and chanced flying shots which were without result.
The incident gave me considerable food for speculation, since if I were right in the conclusion induced by the cursory glimpse I had had of the spy, then Matai Shang and Thurid must suspect my identity, and if that were true not even the service I had rendered Kulan Tith could save me from his religious fanaticism.
But the slight glimpse sufficed; my eyes fell upon the disordered members of a human skeleton, the bones still fresh with moisture, and with particles of flesh clinging to them here and there!
It was no very easy matter to mistake Newman Noggs, after having once seen him, and as Kate, attracted by the singularity of his manner (in which on this occasion, however, there was something respectful and even delicate, notwithstanding the abruptness of his speech), looked at him more closely, she recollected having caught a passing glimpse of that strange figure before.
I said nothing of all this to Miss Haldin, not even mentioning that I had a glimpse of the young man so recently.
I remembered my glimpse of his face, and somehow gained the conviction that a man who looked worse than if he had seen the dead would want to shut himself up somewhere where he could be alone.
Later on, much later on, at the time of the newspaper rumours (they were vague and soon died out) of an abortive military conspiracy in Russia, I remembered the glimpse I had of that motionless group with its central figure.
Through the windows of their carriage the travellers had glimpses of the diversified landscape of Behar, with its mountains clothed in verdure, its fields of barley, wheat, and corn, its jungles peopled with green alligators, its neat villages, and its still thickly-leaved forests.
Thrice had they caught fleeting glimpses of great man-like figures like that of the first night, but never at sufficiently close range to know positively whether the half-seen forms were those of man or brute.
At last he saw it, the thing the little monkeys so feared-- the man-brute of which the Claytons had caught occasional fleeting glimpses.
20 ( ANI ): The first glimpse from the movie 'Batti Gul Meter Chalu' has surfaced recently.
Devotees including men, women, youth and children visited the shrine throughout the day to offer prayers and have a glimpse of the holy relic which was displayed after every congregational prayer, KMS reported.
The Glimpse Group cultivates entrepreneurs in the VR and AR industry by providing investors with an opportunity to invest directly into the emerging VR/AR space.
And within hours, hundreds of people had gathered to catch a glimpse of the vehicle.
Fans will not be disappointed as the latest 007 instalment is packed with explosions, glimpses of epic car chases and Bond's witty one-liners.