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flashing

adjective

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flashing

verb
present participle of flash

Synonyms & Antonyms of flashing (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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3 to shine with light at regular intervals
  • the disco lights flashed, and the revelers danced

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The first known use of flashing was in 1782

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“Flashing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/flashing. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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