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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


Sentences Containing 'flick'

"Nodes of Yesod" is a flick-screen platform game.
After website contributor Action Flick Chick Katrina Hill became G4TV's official Next Woman of the Web, she and the Rocket Llama creators spun off her Action Chick avatar which originated with Rocket Llama off into the character's own webcomic "The Action Chick".
Courtland Milloy, of "The Washington Post" said "Precious" was "a film of prurient interest that has about as much redeeming social value as a porn flick."
Ground covering trot with a slight flick of feather at the point of extension."
He has been working on the script of the third film of Munnabhai trilogy, "Munnabhai Chale Amerika" and Vidhu Vinod Chopra’s Hollywood flick "Broken Horses".
However, soon after this AC/DC's popularity began to decline, and with the mediocre success of their next 3 albums, "Flick of the Switch", "Fly on the Wall" and "Blow Up Your Video", AC/DC looked as though they had reached their peak early in the decade and by the end of it, were on a sharp decline.
In 1990 he produced the action flick "Ghayal", starring his son Sunny Deol.
In 2007 he finished his conducting studies with Nicolás Pasquet at the "Hochschule für Musik "Franz Liszt"" in Weimar. In 2008 Afkham won the first prize of the Donatella Flick Conducting Competition and became the assistant conductor of the London Symphony Orchestra, assisting Valery Gergiev.
In addition to "The Ongoing Adventures of Rocket Llama", e-zine features from the Rocket Llama Ground Crew include Action Flick Chick movie reviews by G4TV's Next Woman of the Web, cosplayer Katrina Hill; The Action Chick webcomic; Marko's Corner comics, cartoon arts, and podcasts by Marko Head; Reddie Steady comics for college newspapers; "The Workday Comic", the 8-hour comics which spawned Rocket Llama; "You Can't Do That on the Internet" film crossover comics; interviews (e.g., Blair Butler, Dan DiDio, Steve Niles, Seth Green); convention reports; gaming news; blogs; and other articles.
In an interview with Jim Rossignol of "Rock, Paper, Shotgun", Eskil explained his reasoning behind this style, stating that 'any game you make should clear the "flick through a magazine" test. When you flick through a magazine you should instantly recognize the game'.
In association football, one-touch football is passing or shooting the ball with "one touch" rather than trapping or dribbling the ball first. Often an effective tactic for quick shots from passes or crosses, "flick" passes or for "give and go" passes.
In what turned out to be their last trip to the RCA Dome until the post-realignment 2003 season, the Patriots followed up their September rout of the Colts with a 38–17 thrashing highlighted by the one-man scoring explosion of David Patten, who ran in a 29-yard touchdown, caught a 91-yard bomb from Tom Brady, then on a flea-flick play threw a 60-yard strike to Troy Brown, all in the first half.
Its flight is fast and direct, with the regular beats and occasional sharp flick of the wings which are characteristic of pigeons in general. Ruddy Ground Doves are small short-tailed pigeons, 17 cm long with a weight normally about 47 g. Adult males have a pale grey head and neck, and rich rufous upperparts, black-spotted on the wing coverts.
K. K. Rai from "Stardust" called the film "a good entertaining flick." and gave it 3.5 stars.
Like some other Cuban dances, there are three steps to four beats, with the first step of a figure on the second beat, not the first. The "slow" (over the two beats four and one) is executed with a hip movement over the standing foot, with no foot-flick.
Lisa Hayden who had been approached for a role in this flick was no longer doing that role due to date clashes.
Military Raaj is an action flick, where Mithun plays the lead role.
Reggie There's nothing like a good, gory, horror flick for this fifteen year old high school girl.
Sanjukta Sharma from "Mint" said "The star of the new Rajinikanth flick is its director; and love’s a pain in a romcom about two depressed strangers.
She could only secure a role in a B-level scare flick, 'Chamber of Horrors.'
Small, fast moving prey may be caught by a flick of the tongue while larger items are grabbed with the jaws.
Some of the better known events made possible by E-board are homecoming, Flick on the Field, and Battle of the Belts.
The bald-pated drag flick expert bagged the Top Scorer award in the first 2005.
The current coaching staff of the national team include head coach Joachim Löw, assistant coach Hans-Dieter Flick, goalkeeper coach Andreas Köpke, athletic coach Shad Forsythe, athletic coach Oliver Bartlett, scout Urs Siegenthaler, and team manager Oliver Bierhoff.
The film won awards at the DancesWithFilms Festival, the Santa Cruz Film Festival and the Empire Film Festival Other film credits include starring roles in films such as "The Cutting Edge 2: Going for the Gold,", "American Pie: The Naked Mile,", the Wayans’ Brothers comedy "Dance Flick," in which he spoofed Channing Tatum’s character in Step Up, "Burning Palms", and the indie flick "Shelter," which went on to win the GLAAD Outstanding Film Award in 2009.
The flight of the pigeon is fast and direct, with the regular beats and an occasional sharp flick of the wings which are characteristic of pigeons in general. Breeding.
The Mexican lobby card for "Blackenstein" is actually 'swiped' from the American poster for the 1965 Japanese kaiju flick "Frankenstein Conquers the World" with the title loincloth-clad monster repainted brown.
The review also said, ""Kaminey" is an engrossing flick that does not let you move from your seat!"
When perched, the often bob their heads up and down and will sometimes raise their tail and flick it downwards.
When perched, they often bob their head and flick up their tail.

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