He is dressed in marvellous silks which shimmer and flash in the late afternoon sunlight.
They saw those rocks, through the shimmer of the surface glare.
For they are all colour; they gleam and glow with it; they shimmer like jewels “set in the silver sea.”
Through her misted eyes she could barely see the shimmer of the cross.
The garden is beginning to smile and shimmer almost as if it were already May.
There was a shimmer as of every colour in the rainbow; and a buzz that could only come from a hive full.
"No," he gasped, and blinked his reddened eyes behind smoked goggles which dulled the shimmer of the aurora.
Its deep, dark vista was lit up only by the shimmer of a distant lake.
The only light on the roof below was the shimmer of charcoals burning in four braziers for fire arrows.
In the shimmer of the sunlight, and the shadow of the green.
Old English scimerian "to glitter, shimmer, glisten, shine," related to (perhaps a frequentative of) scimian "to shine," from Proto-Germanic *skim- (cf. Swedish skimra, Dutch schemeren "to glitter," German schimmern), from PIE root *skai- "to gleam, to shine" (see shine (v.). Related: Shimmered; shimmering.
"a tremulous light," 1821, from shimmer (v.).