fleeting glance

fleeting glance

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  • A Fleeting Glance — Infobox music DVD | Name = A Fleeting Glance Type = DVD Artist = The Eternal Released = 2006 Recorded = Genre = Gothic doom Dark metal Length = 1:52:00 Label = Firebox Producer = The Eternal Reviews = Last DVD = Sombre Visions (2004) This DVD = A …   Wikipedia

  • a fleeting glance — a very brief look, a quick glance    A fleeting glance from Marilyn would make his heart beat wildly …   English idioms

  • fleeting — fleetingly, adv. fleetingness, n. /flee ting/, adj. passing swiftly; vanishing quickly; transient; transitory: fleeting beauty; a fleeting glance. [1325 75; ME; see FLEET2, ING2] Syn. passing, flitting, flying, brief, fugitive. * * * …   Universalium

  • fleeting — fleet•ing [[t]ˈfli tɪŋ[/t]] adj. passing swiftly; vanishing quickly; transient: a fleeting glance[/ex] • Etymology: 1325–75 fleet′ing•ly, adv. fleet′ing•ness, n …   From formal English to slang

  • glance — [n1] brief look eye*, eyeball*, flash*, fleeting look, gander, glimpse, lamp*, look, look see*, peek, peep, quick look, sight, slant*, squint, swivel*, view; concept 623 Ant. stare glance [n2] reflection of light coruscation, flash, gleam,… …   New thesaurus

  • glance — I n. 1) to cast, dart, shoot; steal a glance at 2) to exchange glances 3) an admiring; amused; casual, cursory, fleeting, passing; conspiratorial; disapproving, indignant; furtive, stolen, surreptitious; imploring; knowing; meaningful,… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • glance — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ backward, sidelong, sideways ▪ She cast a sidelong glance at Fern. ▪ brief, cursory, fleeting, quick …   Collocations dictionary

  • fleeting — adjective (usually before noun) lasting for only a short time : fleeting glimpse/impression/glance etc: I caught a fleeting glimpse of them as they drove past. | fleeting moment: For one fleeting moment, I thought I recognized her. fleetingly… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • fleeting — adj. Fleeting is used with these nouns: ↑expression, ↑fame, ↑glance, ↑glimpse, ↑impression, ↑instant, ↑memory, ↑moment, ↑pleasure, ↑second, ↑thought, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • glance — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. glimpse, coup d oeil; ray, beam, look; ricochet, skim, stroke. v. i. peek, glimpse, look; graze, brush, strike; gleam, flash. See vision, light. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. glimpse, sight, flash, fleeting …   English dictionary for students

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