flicker

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Synonyms for flicker

Synonyms for flicker

to move quickly, lightly, and irregularly like a bird in flight

to shine with intermittent gleams

Synonyms for flicker

a momentary flash of light

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the act of moving back and forth

move back and forth very rapidly

shine unsteadily

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flash intermittently

References in classic literature ?
Something white and oval flickered and fluttered through the green.
The thunder was rolling up and down the dry, scarred hills, but it brought no rain--only heat--lightning that flickered along the ridges--and Hathi went on: "THAT was the voice he heard, and it said: 'Is this thy mercy?
And there he sat, in strange despair, until his lamp flickered in the socket and left the Artist of the Beautiful in darkness.
The spirits of the old man again flickered up, as a lamp which is near its death hour.
We caught the one clear glimpse of it, and then the match flickered and went out, even as the hope had gone out of our souls.
Then Lord John threw a bundle of twigs upon the fire, and their red glare lit up the intent faces of my companions and flickered over the great boughs above our heads.
Affection will burn cheerily when the white flame of love is flickered out.
A smile flickered in his eyes, and he stirred his absinthe in silence.
The cubs slept, while the life that was in them flickered and died down.
His face was deadly pale, and his hand shook until the shadows flickered up and down the wall.