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Verb
To move with a short, sudden movement
“One family reported that their son Mark would frequently flick his fingers in front of his face at his desk during class.”
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To move about or around quickly and randomly
“Flames flick around the whopping porterhouse steak on the grill.”
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To move (quickly or suddenly) back and forth or from side to side
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“A red squirrel scolded him from a high perch, and he saw it flick its tail with rage.”
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To hit with a quick stroke
“Every time I slurred, she would gently flick my cheek and make me repeat the word.”
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To touch or graze with a quick stroke
“The wind tore through my hair, causing strands of orange curls to flick against my eyes.”
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To throw or launch something in a given direction
“Don't you dare flick your cigarette ash on my carpet on your way out!”
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To toggle something, such as a switch
“In defiance, she chose to flick the light switch on and gasped at what she saw.”
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To scan or peruse through something, especially reading material
“As they drove out of Ashley's cul-de-sac, Billy began to flick through the magazine, knowing a long-distance trip was well ahead of them.”
Noun
A sudden quick movement
“With a quick flick of her head, her hair re-arranged itself.”
Noun
A story or event recorded by a camera as a set of moving images
“According to Dr. Joyce Brothers, it is better to go see a horror movie on a date than a romantic flick.”
Noun
An act of scanning or perusing through something, especially reading material
“A flick through the newspaper had reminded her there was a program she wanted to catch on the television.”
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Forehand
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Ice hockey maneuver
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An obscene gesture made by sticking up the middle finger of a hand
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An general act of touching someone or something
Noun
A quick, often unpleasant, tug or shake
Noun
A mark (✓) used to indicate that an item in a list or text is correct or has been chosen, checked, or dealt with
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