When Clay held the world title aloft, Lipsyte saw in the gleam of the belt sports and '60s social upheaval and his own careerism.
The gleam of hope in this darkness is the number of men who came out to protest and who shielded women from baton blows.
Nor will there be a sequel—a courtesy extended every Pixar movie except Toy Story, thus lending each a gleam of singularity.
Polish them until they gleam with malice, wicked glee, and non-registry gifts.
Only the gleam of his curious pink eyes, told that he was alive.
Then she fluttered a glance at him in which there was a gleam of mockery.
Her cousin did not see the gleam of mischief which came into Peggy's eyes as she said this.
She was smiling now, and he caught a gleam of mischief in her eyes.
It is the harbor after a gale; it is the clear sky after a storm; it is the gleam of dawn after a long night.
No, her head was fallen, and he saw the gleam of her hand at her breast.
Old English glæm "brilliant light; brightness, splendor, radiance," from Proto-Germanic *glaimiz (cf. Old Saxon glimo "brightness;" Middle High German glim "spark," gleime "glowworm;" German glimmen "to glimmer, glow;" Old Norse glija "to shine, glitter"), from root *glim-, from PIE *ghel- "to shine, glitter, glow" (see glass).
early 13c., from gleam (n). Related: Gleamed; gleaming.