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Word: flick

Definition: light stroke as with a whip; V: move with a light quick blow; strike with a light quick blow (as from a whip); Ex. flick the switch


More Vocab Words

::: rectify - set right; correct; CF. rect-: right
::: congruence - correspondence of parts; harmonious relationship; CF. congruity
::: indefatigable - tireless; untiring; showing no sign of getting tired
::: loath - reluctant; unwilling; disinclined; Ex. Romeo and Juliet were both loath for him to go.
::: amphibian - able to live both on land and in water; N.
::: hurtle - crash; rush; move with great speed; Ex. hurtling runaway train
::: misadventure - mischance; ill luck; Ex. death by misadventure
::: pathetic - causing sadness, compassion, pity; touching
::: assimilate - absorb; take (food) into the body and digest it; understand (knowledge) completely and be able to use properly; cause to become homogeneous (the people of a country or race in the wasy of behaving or thinking)
::: momentum - quantity of motion of a moving body; impetus; moving force