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flickering

adjective

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flickering

verb
present participle of flicker

Synonyms & Antonyms of flickering (Entry 2 of 2)

to make an irregular series of quick, sudden movements
  • a dragonfly flickering above the salt marsh

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The first known use of flickering was circa 1544

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“Flickering.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/flickering. Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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