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Antonyms for glimpse

eye, gawp, gape, stare, scrutiny, aspect, blink, regard, gaze, goggle.

Quotes of glimpse

  1. But when I was twelve years old I caught my first strong glimpse of one of the fundamental forces of existence, whose votary I was destined to be for life- namely, Beauty. – Georg Brandes
  2. Beauty is unbearable, drives us to despair, offering us for a minute the glimpse of an eternity that we should like to stretch out over the whole of time. – Albert Camus
  3. I love watching people, and that's what I do; just go for a walk at about 4 o'clock, and go down a busy street, where you see people coming out of school and you get a glimpse of their lives, what they're talking about. – Andrea Corr
  4. Have you ever gotten the feeling that you aren't completely embarassed yet, but you glimpse tomorrow's embarrassment? – Tom Cruise
  5. From a good book, I want to be taken to the very edge. I want a glimpse into that outer darkness. – Mark Haddon
  6. The truth is that there is only one terminal dignity- love. And the story of a love is not important- what is important is that one is capable of love. It is perhaps the only glimpse we are permitted of eternity. – Helen Hayes
  7. Poetry is not only a set of words which are chosen to relate to each other; it is something which goes much further than that to provide a glimpse of our vision of the world. – Tahar Ben Jelloun
  8. If future generations are to remember us more with gratitude than sorrow, we must achieve more than just the miracles of technology. We must also leave them a glimpse of the world as it was created, not just as it looked when we got through with it. – Lyndon B. Johnson
  9. The thing the sixties did was to show us the possibilities and the responsibility that we all had. It wasn't the answer. It just gave us a glimpse of the possibility. – John Lennon
  10. This wretched brain gave way, and I became a wreck at random driven, without one glimpse of reason or heaven. – Thomas Moore
  11. In olden days a glimpse of stocking was looked on as something shocking but now, God knows, anything goes. – Cole Porter
  12. Of this our true individual life, our present life is a glimpse a fragment, a hint, and in its best moments a visible beginning. – Josiah Royce
  13. I don't know whether these people are going to find themselves, but as they live their lives they have no choice but to face up to the image others have of them. They're forced to look at themselves in a mirror, and they often manage to glimpse something of themselves. – Antonio Tabucchi

Usage examples for glimpse

  1. Alice caught a glimpse of her bright face by the light of the moon, which was already getting up in the sky. – The Rebel of the School by Mrs. L. T. Meade
  2. The first glimpse of his face told her that. – The Rangeland Avenger by Max Brand
  3. Yet nowhere could he catch a glimpse of Mildred. – The Silver Horde by Rex Beach
  4. As we were going downstairs I caught a glimpse of a newspaper in my girl's pocket. – Driven Back to Eden by E. P. Roe
  5. It's no fun if we can't catch a glimpse of you the whole run. – The School by the Sea by Angela Brazil
  6. I don't think the fellow could have been certain I didn't get a glimpse of his face. – Carmen's Messenger by Harold Bindloss
  7. They were at a safe distance from the trail, so that if any one should pass back or forth he could not possibly catch a glimpse of the camp. – The Hunters of the Ozark by Edward S. Ellis
  8. They received the news calmly, and I almost caught a glimpse of a twinkle in George's and Leon's eyes. – My Home In The Field of Honor by Frances Wilson Huard
  9. I caught a glimpse of a crazy white face on a boy's body in the great glass opposite and heard my own voice break into something I'd never heard before. – In the Bishop's Carriage by Miriam Michelson
  10. As I sit down I catch a glimpse of myself in the glass. – Nancy A Novel by Rhoda Broughton
  11. One glimpse was so clear that I expressed it in a letter, 'I tell you there is no death, since I have heard the Skylark sing.... – She Buildeth Her House by Will Comfort
  12. From time to time he sighed, but it was only when she reminded him that it was his hour for bed that he let a glimpse of his feelings appear. – Ovington's Bank by Stanley J. Weyman
  13. But he said it because of the lady of the town, of whom he wished to catch a glimpse – Four Arthurian Romances "Erec et Enide", "Cliges", "Yvain", and "Lancelot" by Chretien DeTroyes
  14. He caught a glimpse of Hume upon the floor- as we saw him. – Ashton-Kirk, Investigator by John T. McIntyre
  15. I told him of the light we had caught a glimpse of the evening before. – Adventures of a Young Naturalist by Lucien Biart
  16. But at the end of the summer the father and daughter had not even had a passing glimpse of each other. – The Little Colonel by Annie Fellows Johnston
  17. Jane got a glimpse of the white, drawn face of Mrs. Van Verity Vanness and she knew that she was going to be in for some busy minutes. – Jane Stewardess of the Air Lines by Ruthe S. Wheeler
  18. I did catch just a glimpse of him, I believe, in rather a strange way. – The Betrayal by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  19. I caught but a glimpse of him in the darkness that night. – The Hero of Garside School by J. Harwood Panting
  20. Now she must believe them removed, and if I could but gain the glimpse I speak of I should see this woman as she was. – The Millionaire Baby by Anna Katharine Green

Rhymes for glimpse

  • imps, pimps, crimps, limps, wimps, chimps;