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noun as in instant, split second

noun as in demonstration

verb as in move fast and display

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In one 2009 experiment, college students studied vocabulary words with flash cards.

The darkening outlook of banks is laid bare by disclosures on so-called criticized loans, which are flashing warning signals about a borrower’s ability to pay.

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Plus its flash technology allows upgrades to future software versions so you won’t have to continually invest in new calculators.

Disrupt 2020 Labor Day flash sale — Starting today, you can save $100 off the price of a Disrupt Digital Pro Pass.

When I briefly regained consciousness, it was to flashing police and ambulance lights and what felt like an entire roll of paper towels pressed on my face.

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The idea that January 1st initiates a period of new beginning is not a flash of Hallmark brilliance.

Afterward, you can actually see her young career flash before her eyes as she makes a kind of puffed up blowfish face.

In a flash he deflects the shot, with the speed of instinct, right past the goalkeeper.

Cops launched a flash grenade through the window and officer Joseph Weekley fired, fatally striking Stanley-Jones.

The grasp on the sabre would tighten; the quiet eyes would flash.

The vision—it had been an instantaneous flash after all and nothing more—had left his mind completely for the time.

A flash of surprise and pleasure lit the fine eyes of the haughty beauty perched up there on the palace wall.

"A camp-fire would hardly flash and die out like that, Sarge," he answered thoughtfully.

If those jaspers flash any part of the roll in the Territory before snowfall, I'll get them.

He devoured it whole with a kind of visual gulp—a flash; the entire meaning first, then lines, then separate words.

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On this page you'll find 322 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to flash, such as: beam, blaze, burst, flame, flare, and glare.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.