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shimmer

(shĭm'ĕr),
A quantified measurement describing the random cycle-to-cycle temporal changes of the amplitude of the vocal fold vibration; contributes to the perception of a rough or harsh voice quality.
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The Egyptian courts were shimmeringly stunning," she says.
THE veteran band continue their chart comeback with a shimmeringly beautiful release.
With strings as sonorous, shimmeringly delicate and disciplined as these, and wind and brass players whose rounded, beautifully focused tone is truly wondrous, this benchmark release will be hard to beat.
The answer is shimmeringly, wonderfully, positively, brilliant, movingly well.
Yet as his "Languedoc Variorum" shimmeringly attests, he mined that soil for all it was poetically worth and then made it back in plenty of time to die not only on his native ground but reportedly at home, surrounded by his favorite company of fellow outriders.
At their shimmeringly psychedelic best, this track was hidden away as the B side to paperback writer.
And like mosaics, novellas are textural; but while the layered visual impasto of the novella resembles the exhuberant--if muddy--detail of Romantic painting, mosaics gain power through piling up shimmeringly fragmented detail.
Things begin, happily enough, with a wedding, as Bella (Kristen Stewart) says "I do" to Edward Cullen (Robert Pattinson) and joins his family of shimmeringly benevolent vampires.
There was intelligence, moments of seductive understatement and passages of operatic drama in this account of Handel's shimmeringly beautiful 140-minute piece.
Komsi found more reward in Jonathan Harvey's shimmeringly fastidious Song Offerings, violist Christopher Yates communicated restrained emotion in John Woolrich's Envoi, and Philip Cashian's Chamber Concerto provided busy, satisfying listening.