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flashes

noun
plural of flash

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 a sudden and usually temporary growth of activity
  • a flash of last-minute trips to the grocery store before the onset of the big snowstorm

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2 a sudden intense expression of strong feeling
  • a much-needed flash of humor during the otherwise boring lecture

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3 a very small space of time
  • the shower will be over in a flash

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4 something extraordinary or surprising
  • the new goalie for our hockey team was apparently quite a flash in his hometown

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flashes

verb
present tense third-person singular of flash

Synonyms & Antonyms of flashes (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to shoot forth bursts of light
  • the actress's diamond necklace flashed as she hurried on stage to accept the award

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2 to present so as to invite notice or attention
  • flashed a wad of cash as he paid for his dinner

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3 to shine with light at regular intervals
  • the disco lights flashed, and the revelers danced

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“Flashes.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/flashes. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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