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flicker

verb [I]  us   /ˈflɪk·ər/
to burn, shine, or move like a flame in quickly changing forms of light and dark: Candles flickered on all the tables in the restaurant. A smile flickered across her face.

flicker

noun [C]  us   /ˈflɪk·ər/
any slight and quick expression: The planes searched the ground for a flicker of movement among the wreckage.
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