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flickers

noun
plural of flicker

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 a story told by means of a series of continuously projected pictures and a sound track
  • as a child, the future director would spend hours sitting in the theater, totally entranced by the flickers

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2 a sudden and usually temporary growth of activity
  • usually there's a flicker in car sales when the new models come out

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3 an almost imperceptible sign of something
  • there was a flicker of recognition in her eye when I mentioned his name, but she denied knowing him

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flickers

verb
present tense third-person singular of flicker

Synonyms & Antonyms of flickers (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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“Flickers.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/flickers. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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