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Example sentences for shimmer
It was a sweltering day to begin with, but the added heat of the lingering fire made everything around us shimmer.
Side lighting the food was almost always the solution to get that shimmer.
Slowly the dawn began, and again she seemed to see the shimmer of a face-such a face as one sees in the coals of a dying fire.
There was a national life-a shimmer of national life-and intimate life.
Most of the walls and buildings were coated with a layer of white plaster, giving the city a luminous shimmer.
The planet won't shimmer its brightest until next month.
Designers have seized on their reflective shimmer to embellish daytime fabrics.
Whales ordinarily come into view only briefly, when they part the ocean's shimmer to breathe.
The songs shimmer with the delicious melancholy of the former while maintaining the harder-edged drive of the latter.
The picture invites a contemplative mood, during which the colours seem to shimmer.
The audience gasps and the dancer's green eyes shimmer with triumph.
Distinctiveness is key for the many colleges that lack the shimmer of national prestige, not to mention a football team.
It must have lasted-that faraway glow, that spot of shimmer-some three or four minutes.
Dark alleys shimmer with multicolored silks, shot through with gold thread or spangled with sequins.
Creating a shimmer on the food is essential to create depth.
The pearly outer sheathing is translucent, obscuring the glowing interior and giving it a muffled shimmer.
The birches, aspens, and cottonwoods in the forest shimmer gold.
As the air begins to shimmer, he leans his long body forward, signaling his intention.
What interests scientists is how these wings shimmer in sunlight.
Once flat, they're easy to fan out beneath a plate for a surprising shimmer.
And there actually were mothers in those jars-the barest shimmer on the surface.
The enlarged digital images flutter and shimmer, as the camera's dithering sensor continually readjusts to the lights and shadows.
They don't shimmer with poetic hyperbole and ambivalence.
Not everything the lab looks at is as subtle as a shimmer, though.
The images resembled shimmering lily pads, and the choreography was a shimmer of steps.
The words will shimmer on the screen, but the sentences will be quickly forgotten.
Those paintings, built out of hundreds of insistent strokes, had a nervous shimmer.
Others shimmer intact and silent in the desert heat.
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