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

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The vision—it had been an instantaneous flash after all and nothing more—had left his mind completely for the time.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
A flash of surprise and pleasure lit the fine eyes of the haughty beauty perched up there on the palace wall.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
"A camp-fire would hardly flash and die out like that, Sarge," he answered thoughtfully.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
If those jaspers flash any part of the roll in the Territory before snowfall, I'll get them.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
He watched the man put some bread and milk in a tin pan, and set it down on the floor of the basket.
He devoured it whole with a kind of visual gulp—a flash; the entire meaning first, then lines, then separate words.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
In a flash Isabel had responded with a challenge of appeal, which that accomplished dame was quick to understand.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Then it came to my mind in a flash that the parchment was nothing else than human skin, and Richard Bridges' skin at that.
Then said Nqong from his bath in the salt-pan, "Come and ask me about it to-morrow, because I'm going to wash."
But who knows whether we shall ever see Sennoures, ever hear the Egyptian Pan by the water?
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS

WORD OF THE DAY

boondogglenoun | [boon-dog-uh l, -daw-guh l]SEE DEFINITION