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Past tense for 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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Past tense for to move about or around quickly and randomly
“Flames flick around the whopping porterhouse steak on the grill.”
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Past tense for 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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Past tense for 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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Past tense for 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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Past tense for 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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Past tense for 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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Past tense for to scan or peruse through something, especially reading material
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“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.”
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Past tense for to move with a short, sudden movement
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Past tense for to emit a sudden, sharp cracking sound
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