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synonyms for flickering

  • fulgurating
  • lambent
  • meteoric
  • uncertain
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How to use flickering in a sentence

The candle flicker wakes me up sometimes because I think the lights are back on.
THE GRID LEAVES US POWERLESSDAN ZAKFEBRUARY 18, 2021WASHINGTON POST
His 29-yard touchdown catch came on a pass thrown by quarterback Teddy Bridgewater off a flea flicker, as the Panthers cashed in on an interception thrown by Ryan.
TEDDY BRIDGEWATER SHAKES OFF 'CHEAP SHOT,’ BUT FALCONS KEEP IT TOGETHER TO HOLD OFF PANTHERSMARK MASKEOCTOBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
She opened the letter by the flickering firelight, which was stronger on the hearthrug than the light of the dim November day.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
With difficulty his almost imperceptible spark of life had been screened and fanned into a dim and flickering flame.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
He snuggled Lovin Child close in his arms and held him there, and stared dim-eyed at the flickering shadows on the wall.
CABIN FEVERB. M. BOWER
I sat there, feeling very much alone, with Holaf watching me somberly, the only light a flickering amber from the fire.
VALLEY OF THE CROENLEE TARBELL
She could see him dimly now, under the street lamp that sent a faint, flickering light through the fog.
AN EPISODE UNDER THE TERRORHONORE DE BALZAC
With his knife he quickly severed the thong that bound one of them, and the dull, red gold gleamed back in the flickering light!
A FORTUNE HUNTER; OR, THE OLD STONE CORRALJOHN DUNLOE CARTERET
He stopped and turned on her, seeing her white face dimly in the flickering street.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
The three bronze lamps high up in the vault were flickering dimly.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
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WORDS RELATED TO FLICKERING

  • ablaze
  • afire
  • aflame
  • agitable
  • alight
  • blazing
  • burning
  • choleric
  • combustible
  • conflagrant
  • enthusiastic
  • excitable
  • febrile
  • fervid
  • fevered
  • feverish
  • fierce
  • flaming
  • flickering
  • flushed
  • glowing
  • heated
  • hot
  • hot-blooded
  • hot-headed
  • hot-tempered
  • igneous
  • ignited
  • impassioned
  • impetuous
  • impulsive
  • in flames
  • inflamed
  • intense
  • irascible
  • irritable
  • madcap
  • peppery
  • perfervid
  • precipitate
  • red-hot
  • spirited
  • unrestrained
  • vehement
  • violent
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