flick

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Synonyms for flick

click

flick through something

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Synonyms for flick

light and momentary contact with another person or thing

to make light and momentary contact with, as in passing

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a light sharp contact (usually with something flexible)

a short stroke

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flash intermittently

look through a book or other written material

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cause to move with a flick

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throw or toss with a quick motion

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shine unsteadily

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twitch or flutter

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cause to make a snapping sound

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touch or hit with a light, quick blow

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remove with a flick (of the hand)

References in classic literature ?
The boy flicked the big, boney horse with his whip and looked thoughtful.
Dick hesitated, shut the door carefully, and, looking round the room, lightly shook out his handkerchief, apparently flicked away an embarrassing suggestion, and said, with a little laugh:
He started and flicked his whip, I shouted so savagely.
Coulson flicked the ash once more from the end of his cigar and looked at it thoughtfully.
He flicked the horse with his whip, and we dashed away through the endless succession of sombre and deserted streets, which widened gradually, until we were flying across a broad balustraded bridge, with the murky river flowing sluggishly beneath us.