glimmer of suspicion

glimmer of suspicion
• a glimmer of hope
• a glimmer of suspicion
• a glimmer of sense
weak, faint hope

Already he had a glimmer of suspicion as to how matters stood and of how he would be made use of by Blodwen Page to run the practice for his disabled principal. (A. Cronin)

If you had a glimmer of sense you'd see it if he had have done. (J. Priestley)


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  • glimmer of hope — • a glimmer of hope • a glimmer of suspicion • a glimmer of sense (from Idioms in Speech) weak, faint hope Already he had a glimmer of suspicion as to how matters stood and of how he would be made use of by Blodwen Page to run the practice for… …   Idioms and examples

  • glimmer of sense — • a glimmer of hope • a glimmer of suspicion • a glimmer of sense (from Idioms in Speech) weak, faint hope Already he had a glimmer of suspicion as to how matters stood and of how he would be made use of by Blodwen Page to run the practice for… …   Idioms and examples

  • suspicion — [n1] doubt bad vibes*, chariness, conjecture, cynicism, distrust, dubiety, dubiosity, funny feeling*, guess, guesswork, gut feeling*, hunch, idea, impression, incertitude, incredulity, jealousy, lack of confidence, misgiving, mistrust, nonbelief …   New thesaurus

  • suspicion — Synonyms and related words: Pyrrhonism, apprehension, apprehensiveness, bare suggestion, broad hint, cageyness, cast, caution, cautiousness, chariness, clue, concern, cue, dash, diffidence, disinclination to believe, distrust, distrustfulness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • glimmer — Synonyms and related words: blink, blinking, broad hint, clue, coruscate, coruscation, cue, firefly, gentle hint, gesture, glance, gleam, glimmering, glint, glisk, glisten, glister, glitter, glittering, glowworm, hint, implication, index,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • inkling — noun I had no inkling of their intentions Syn: idea, notion, sense, impression, conception, suggestion, indication, whisper, glimmer; (sneaking) suspicion, fancy, hunch, feeling; hint, clue, intimation, sign; informal the foggiest (idea), the …   Thesaurus of popular words

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  • hunch — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n., informal, intimation, sense, feeling; inkling, notion, supposition, hint, intuition, guess. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Hump] Syn. protuberance, bump, swelling; see bulge , hump , hill , lump . 2.… …   English dictionary for students

  • inkling — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. clue, suggestion, hint, whisper; surmise. See information, supposition. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. intimation, indication, notion, suspicion; see hint 1 , suggestion 1 . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n …   English dictionary for students

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