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  1. a small or indistinct shaft or stream of light.
  2. a glimpse or hint; an indistinct sign of something.
The rescue workers preserved a of optimism that they might still survive.
  1. brightness or shininess; splendor.
    1. To shine; to glitter; to glisten.
    2. To be briefly but strongly apparent.
    3. (obsolete, falconry) To disgorge filth, as a hawk.
      • (noun) Originates before the first millenium from Middle English gleme, from Old English glím; see (pie, ghel-).
        • (verb) Derived from the Middle English noun form before the first millenium.

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