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verb (used with object)
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OTHER WORDS FROM flickerflick·er·ing·ly, adverbflick·er·y, adjectiveun·flick·er·ing, adjectiveun·flick·er·ing·ly, adverb
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Example sentences from the Web for flicker
Bridgewater threw a second-quarter touchdown pass to Samuel on a flea flicker.Teddy Bridgewater shakes off 'cheap shot,’ but Falcons keep it together to hold off Panthers|Mark Maske|October 30, 2020|Washington Post
Consider the rural town of Anson, Texas, where locals long believed that if you drove out to the crossroads nearest the local cemetery and flashed your headlights, a mysterious flicker would bounce back at you.
A pivotal moment comes when Amir admits he felt more than a flicker of pride when fanatics attacked the Twin Towers.Religion, Race, and a Broadway Hit: The Making of ‘Disgraced’|Tim Teeman|November 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Sunday saw a feast of NBA action with the Chicago Bulls toppling the Heat and a flicker of Linsanity down in Houston.State Rep Pat Garofalo Says NBA Players Are Criminals|Robert Silverman|March 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The flicker of candles and flashlights could be seen through some apartment windows.In Stuyvesant Town, Evidence of Hurricane Sandy’s Wrath|Matthew DeLuca|October 30, 2012|DAILY BEAST
And suddenly, he was a stranger, a man who looked at me blankly from his hospital bed, no flicker of recognition.When My Husband Lost His Memory, I Had to Win His Love Anew|Joan Bolzan|December 8, 2011|DAILY BEAST
I was beginning to perspire; for the first time, I felt a flicker of anxiety.
The dark flush showed how quickly his haughty spirit responded to the flicker of the lash.The Inner Shrine|Basil King
It was but a flicker of truth—dashed out the next second by a blow of indignant will.Husks|Marion Harland
“Oh,” said Mrs. Flicker to her husband, as she swallowed the six hundred-and-forty-eighth Ant since sunrise.Dooryard Stories|Clara Dillingham Pierson
All their united efforts would not succeed in causing the light of a candle to flicker.Myths of the Rhine|X. B. Saintine
And you put her in charge of an invalid without a flicker of doubt: because you trust women.Magic|G.K. Chesterton