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shimmering

adjective uk   /ˈʃɪm.ər.ɪŋ/ us    /-ɚ-/
reflecting a gentle light that seems to move slightly: We drove across the desert, through the shimmering heat haze. literary attractive: a shimmering new production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream"
Translations of “shimmering”
in Chinese (Traditional) 閃爍的,微微晃動的, 有吸引力的, 精彩的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 闪烁的,微微晃动的, 有吸引力的, 精彩的…
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