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Word: flicker

Definition: burn unsteadily or fitfully; move waveringly; N: flickering movement or light; brief sensation; Ex. flicker of excitement


Sentences Containing 'flicker'

If the atmosphere were composed of oxygen alone, the merest flicker of a match would set the whole world ablaze.
The upward flow of his lines and the flame like flicker of his light masses thrills one in much the same way as watching a flaring fire.
Sometimes he smiled, and it was good to see; but when he straightened himself up like a liberty-pole, and the lightning begun to flicker out from under his eyebrows, you wanted to climb a tree first, and find out what the matter was afterwards.
But they sailed into digging anyway by the flicker of the lightning, and sent a man to the nearest house, a half a mile off, to borrow one.
'After a time, too, I came to connect these wells with tall towers standing here and there upon the slopes; for above them there was often just such a flicker in the air as one sees on a hot day above a sun-scorched beach.
I did so, and eking out the flicker with a scrap of paper from my pocket, I made good my retreat to the narrow tunnel.

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