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verb [intransitive] flicker pronunciation in American English /ˈflɪkər/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyflicker
he/she/itflickers
present participleflickering
past tenseflickered
past participleflickered

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  1. 1
    if a flame or light flickers, it does not burn evenly, or it goes on and off
    The flame flickered as the breeze picked up.
  2. 2
    mainly literary to last for only a moment and then disappear
    A little smile flickered around the corners of his mouth.
  3. 3
    to make a sudden small movement
    His eyelids flickered slightly.

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