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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 needle of the speed-indicator flicked and wagged to and fro; the cinders rattled on the roof, and a whirl of dust sucked after the whirling wheels, The crew of the combination sat on their bunks, panting in their shirt- sleeves, and Cheyne found himself among them shouting old, old stories of the railroad that every trainman knows, above the roar of the car.
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.
Mavra Kuzminichna flicked the dust off the clavichord and closed it, and with a deep sigh left the drawing room and locked its main door.
Finally, Hirst's odious words flicked his mind like a whip, and he remembered that he had left her talking to Hirst.
The boy flicked the big, boney horse with his whip and looked thoughtful.
When all had been thus fastened to the rope one of the warriors commenced to pull and tug at the loose end as though attempting to drag the headless company toward the tower, while the other went among them with a long, light whip with which he flicked them upon the naked skin.
Coulson flicked the ash once more from the end of his cigar and looked at it thoughtfully.