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glimpse

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CIDE DICTIONARY

glimpsen. [For glimse, from the root of glimmer.].
  •  A sudden flash; transient luster.  [1913 Webster]
    "LIght as the lightning glimpse they ran."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A short, hurried view; a transitory or fragmentary perception; a quick sight.  [1913 Webster]
    "Here hid by shrub wood, there by glimpses seen."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A faint idea; an inkling.  [1913 Webster]
glimpsev. i. 
     to appear by glimpses; to catch glimpses.  Drayton.  [1913 Webster]
glimpsev. t. 
     To catch a glimpse of; to see by glimpses; to have a short or hurried view of.  [1913 Webster]
    "Some glimpsing and no perfect sight."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

glimpse, n. & v.
--n. (often foll. by of)
1 a momentary or partial view (caught a glimpse of her).
2 a faint and transient appearance (glimpses of the truth).
--v.
1 tr. see faintly or partly (glimpsed his face in the crowd).
2 intr. (often foll. by at) cast a passing glance.
3 intr. a shine faintly or intermittently. b poet. appear faintly; dawn.

Etymology
ME glimse corresp. to MHG glimsen f. WG (as GLIMMER)

THESAURUS

glimpse

a little learning, amateurism, behold, blink, cast, cast a glance, catch sight of, clap eyes on, descry, dilettantism, dilettantship, discern, discover, distinguish, espy, flash, gander, glance, glance at, glimmering, glint, half an eye, half-learning, have in sight, imperfect knowledge, ken, lay eyes on, look on, look upon, make out, notice, observe, peek, peep, perceive, pick out, quick sight, rapid glance, recognize, sciolism, see, semi-learning, shallowness, sight, slant, slight knowledge, smattering, smattering of ignorance, smattering of knowledge, spot, spy, squiz, superficiality, surface-scratching, take in, twig, vague notion, view, wink, witness

ROGET THESAURUS

glimpse

Vision

N vision, sight, optics, eyesight, view, look, espial, glance, ken, coup d'oeil, glimpse, glint, peep, gaze, stare, leer, perlustration, contemplation, conspection, conspectuity, regard, survey, introspection, reconnaissance, speculation, watch, espionage, espionnage, autopsy, ocular inspection, ocular demonstration, sight-seeing, point of view, gazebo, loophole, belvedere, watchtower, field of view, theater, amphitheater, arena, vista, horizon, commanding view, bird's eye view, periscope, visual organ, organ of vision, eye, naked eye, unassisted eye, retina, pupil, iris, cornea, white, optics, orbs, saucer eyes, goggle eyes, gooseberry eyes, short sight, clear sight, sharp sight, quick sight, eagle sight, piercing sight, penetrating sight, clear glance, sharp glance, quick glance, eagle glance, piercing glance, penetrating glance, clear eye, sharp eye, quick eye, eagle eye, piercing eye, penetrating eye, perspicacity, discernment, catopsis, eagle, hawk, cat, lynx, Argus, evil eye, basilisk, cockatrice, seeing, visual, ocular, optic, optical, ophthalmic, clear-eyesighted, eagle-eyed, hawk-eyed, lynx-eyed, keen- eyed, Argus-eyed, visible, visibly, in sight of, with one's eyes open at sight, at first sight, at a glance, at the first blush, prima facie, Int, look!, the scales falling from one's eyes, an eye like Mars to threaten or command, her eyes are homes of silent prayer, looking before and after, thy rapt soul sitting in thine eyes.

Knowledge

N knowledge, cognizance, cognition, cognoscence, acquaintance, experience, ken, privity, insight, familiarity, comprehension, apprehension, recognition, appreciation, intuition, conscience, consciousness, perception, precognition, acroamatics, light, enlightenment, glimpse, inkling, glimmer, glimmering, dawn, scent, suspicion, impression, discovery, system of knowledge, body of knowledge, science, philosophy, pansophy, acroama, theory, aetiology, etiology, circle of the sciences, pandect, doctrine, body of doctrine, cyclopedia, encyclopedia, school, tree of knowledge, republic of letters, erudition, learning, lore, scholarship, reading, letters, literature, book madness, book learning, bookishness, bibliomania, bibliolatry, information, general information, store of knowledge, education, culture, menticulture, attainments, acquirements, acquisitions, accomplishments, proficiency, practical knowledge, liberal education, dilettantism, rudiments, deep knowledge, profound knowledge, solid knowledge, accurate knowledge, acroatic knowledge, acroamatic knowledge, vast knowledge, extensive knowledge, encyclopedic knowledge, encyclopedic learning, omniscience, pantology, march of intellect, progress of science, advance of science, advance of learning, schoolmaster abroad, scholar, knowing, cognitive, acroamatic, aware of, cognizant of, conscious of, acquainted with, made acquainted with, privy to, no stranger to, au fait with, au courant, in the secret, up to, alive to, behind the scenes, behind the curtain, let into, apprized of, informed of, undeceived, proficient with, versed with, read with, forward with, strong with, at home in, conversant with, familiar with, erudite, instructed, leaned, lettered, educated, well conned, well informed, well read, well grounded, well educated, enlightened, shrewd, savant, blue, bookish, scholastic, solid, profound, deep-read, book- learned, accomplished, omniscient, self-taught, known, ascertained, well-known, recognized, received, notorious, noted, proverbial, familiar, familiar as household words, familiar to every schoolboy, hackneyed, trite, trivial, commonplace, cognoscible, cognizable, to one's knowledge, to the best of one's knowledge, one's eyes being opened, ompredre tout c'est tout pardonner, to know all is to pardon all, empta dolore docet experientia, gnothi seauton, half our knowledge we must snatch not take, Jahre lehren mehr als Bucher, years teach more than books, knowledge comes but wisdom lingers, knowledge is power, les affaires font les hommes, nec scire fas est omnia, the amassed thought and experience of innumerable, was ich nicht weiss macht mich nicht heiss.


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