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Noun
Plural for a brief or unsteady glimmer of light
“He found it unexpectedly in the form of a flicker of light in the corner of his eye, somewhere out in the distant blackness of space.”
Noun
Plural for a very small trace of something
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“I felt a slight flicker of resentment toward Mom for leaving me here alone, but I squashed it down.”
Noun
Plural for a sudden (and usually temporary) flurry of activity or emotion
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“His presidency was a flicker of hope for a democratic future in a country long dominated by ruthless dictators.”
Noun
Plural for a story or event recorded by a camera as a set of moving images
Noun
Plural for an act of flapping or waving, usually quickly and irregularly
Noun
Plural for the light emitted by a candle
Noun
Plural for a slight trembling movement or sound, sometimes figuratively
Verb
To give off light unsteadily
“Sarah stood at the open window, watching the stars flicker in the night sky.”
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To move about or around quickly and randomly
“The flames would flicker all night long, and the scenes on my wallpaper would come alive.”
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To make small, quick movements
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“The undersides of their leaves flicker in the wind, rustling and roaring.”
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To wink or blink one's eyes
“Eyes flicker rapidly, but inspection shows they do not oscillate as nystagmus cases do, but rapidly alternate fixation.”
Verb
Be undecided between two opinions or courses of action
Verb
To become dark or dim, typically of a source of light
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