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Jungle, Amazonian, absorbing this flash of light (5)


I believe the answer is:


'this flash of light' is the definition.
(gleam means a sparkling light)

'jungle amazonian absorbing' is the wordplay.
'absorbing' indicates a hidden word.
'GLEAM' can be found hidden inside 'jungle amazonian'.

(Other definitions for gleam that I've seen before include "Beam of soft light, comes and goes" , "shaft" , "Brief bright light" , "Sparkle, glimmer" , "Brief shining" .)

I've seen this clue in The Times.
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