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(Archaic) A brief, sudden shining; flash
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  1. (Archaic) A brief, sudden shining; flash
  2. A brief look, glance, or peek.
  3. A faint, fleeting appearance; slight trace
Mental perception or consideration:
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  1. Mental perception or consideration:
  2. The act or fact of seeing:
  3. Field of vision:
A brief time; moment
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  1. A brief time; moment
  2. A sudden perception:
  3. Instantaneous illumination for photography:
To have the power to perceive with the eyes:
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  1. To have the power to perceive with the eyes:
  2. To consider:
  3. To perceive with the eye:
To peer slyly or secretly; take a hasty, furtive look
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  1. To peer slyly or secretly; take a hasty, furtive look
  2. To utter short, soft, high-pitched sounds, like those of a baby bird; cheep.
  3. To come into view; show or appear gradually or partially, as though from hiding
To appear by glimpses.
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  1. To appear by glimpses.
  2. To look quickly; glance (at)
  3. To see or view briefly or incompletely.
To pass, or direct the attention, from one point to another, omitting what lies between
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  1. To pass, or direct the attention, from one point to another, omitting what lies between
  2. To leap or jump lightly over:
  3. To fail to play back a portion of the recording, esp. as a result of the tonearm striking a surface imperfection
(--- Baseball) To drop down from a running into a lying or diving position when approaching a base so as to avoid being tagged out.
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  1. (--- Baseball) To drop down from a running into a lying or diving position when approaching a base so as to avoid being tagged out.
  2. To shift from a position; slip
  3. To move in this manner on a sled, the feet, etc. in contact with a smooth surface, esp. snow or ice
To cause to carom.
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  1. To cause to carom.
  2. To strike against a surface and rebound at an angle
  3. To collide and rebound; glance:
To make bound or spring back
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  1. To make bound or spring back
  2. To bound or spring back from a force.
  3. (Figuratively) To jump up or get back up again.
To clean, caulk, or repair (a ship in this position).
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  1. To clean, caulk, or repair (a ship in this position).
  2. To cause (a ship) to lean or lie on one side, as on a beach, for cleaning, repairs, etc.
  3. To move forward rapidly, especially with a swaying motion or with minimal control; career:
To use a brush on; clean, polish, paint, smooth, etc. with a brush
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  1. To use a brush on; clean, polish, paint, smooth, etc. with a brush
  2. To clean, polish, or groom with a brush:
  3. To touch lightly in passing; graze against.
To glance over quickly; scan:
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  1. To glance over quickly; scan:
  2. To give a quick and superficial reading, scrutiny, or consideration; glance:
  3. To look at hastily or carelessly; glance through (a book, etc.) without reading word for word
To lay hands on; handle; use
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  1. To lay hands on; handle; use
  2. To bring something into light contact with:
  3. To be pertinent to; concern:
To rub or touch lightly the surface of (a thing) in passing.
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  1. To rub or touch lightly the surface of (a thing) in passing.
  2. To scrape, touch, or rub lightly against something in passing
  3. To touch lightly in passing; brush.
To throw, shoot, or send out suddenly and fast
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  1. To throw, shoot, or send out suddenly and fast
  2. To be directed suddenly and rapidly:
  3. To cast (a look or the eyes) suddenly and rapidly in a direction.
(Slang) To put (an undesirable person) out by force
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  1. (Slang) To put (an undesirable person) out by force
  2. (Computers) To be sent back by a mail server as undeliverable:
  3. To cause to hit against a surface so as to spring back
To catch a brief, quick view of, as in passing; perceive momentarily and incompletely
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  1. To catch a brief, quick view of, as in passing; perceive momentarily and incompletely
  2. To see or view briefly or incompletely.
  3. To look quickly; glance (at)
To glance quickly.
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  1. To glance quickly.
  2. To glance or look quickly and furtively, esp. through an opening or from behind something
  3. To look or peer furtively, as from a place of concealment.
To peer slyly or secretly; take a hasty, furtive look
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  1. To peer slyly or secretly; take a hasty, furtive look
  2. To look through a small opening or from a place of hiding
  3. To peek furtively; steal a quick glance.
To exhibit sparkling virtuosity:
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  1. To exhibit sparkling virtuosity:
  2. To give forth flashes of light; sparkle and glitter:
To coat with a colored film of glass
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  1. To coat with a colored film of glass
  2. To appear or occur suddenly:
  3. To send out or reflect a sudden, brief blaze or light, esp. at intervals
To appear or be revealed briefly or suddenly
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  1. To appear or be revealed briefly or suddenly
  2. To shine or reflect with a gleam or gleams
  3. To emit a gleam; flash or glow:
To be reflected in dim, intermittent flashes:
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  1. To be reflected in dim, intermittent flashes:
  2. To give a faint, flickering light
  3. (Intransitive) To shine with a faint unsteady light.
(Archaic) To move quickly, esp. glancingly
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  1. (Archaic) To move quickly, esp. glancingly
  2. To gleam or give out small flashes of light, usually by reflection:
  3. To shine or reflect with intermittent flashes of light; gleam, flash, or glitter
To be reflected with a sparkling luster:
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  1. To be reflected with a sparkling luster:
  2. To shine by reflection with a sparkling luster:
  3. (Intransitive) to reflect light with a glittering luster; to sparkle, coruscate, glint or flash
To sparkle brilliantly; glisten:
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  1. To sparkle brilliantly; glisten:
  2. To sparkle with light; to shine with a brilliant and broken light or showy luster; to gleam.
  3. To shine with a sparkling light; be bright; glisten; sparkle
To give off sparks; flash; sparkle
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  1. To give off sparks; flash; sparkle
  2. To send forth light in flashes; sparkle.
  3. To sparkle intellectually; be brilliant and witty
To be reflected as a subdued, flickering light:
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  1. To be reflected as a subdued, flickering light:
  2. To shine with a subdued flickering light:
  3. (Intransitive) To shine with a veiled, tremulous, or intermittent light; to gleam faintly; to glisten; to glimmer.
To cover or decorate with spangles or other bright objects
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  1. To cover or decorate with spangles or other bright objects
  2. To glitter with or as with spangles
  3. (Intransitive) To sparkle, flash or coruscate.
To give off or reflect flashes of light; glitter:
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  1. To give off or reflect flashes of light; glitter:
  2. (Intransitive) To emit sparks; to throw off ignited or incandescent particles; to shine as if throwing off sparks; to emit flashes of light; to scintillate; to twinkle; as, the blazing wood sparkles; the stars sparkle.
  3. (Intransitive) To manifest itself by, or as if by, emitting sparks; to glisten; to flash.
(Of a source of light) to shine with a flickering light; to glimmer
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  1. (Of a source of light) to shine with a flickering light; to glimmer
  2. (Chiefly of eyes) to be bright with delight
  3. To shine with quick, intermittent flashes of light, as some stars; sparkle
To be closed and opened in this way
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  1. To be closed and opened in this way
  2. To close and open (an eye or the eyes) rapidly.
  3. To shine intermittently; twinkle
To strike against a surface and rebound at an angle
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  1. To strike against a surface and rebound at an angle
  2. To collide and rebound; glance:
  3. To cause to carom.
To do some form of dipping, dabbing, or bouncing action. (See Dapping.)
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  1. To do some form of dipping, dabbing, or bouncing action. (See Dapping.)
  2. (Bristolian) To run or go somewhere quickly.
  3. To bounce or skip
To tend (feeding livestock) in a pasture.
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  1. To tend (feeding livestock) in a pasture.
  2. (Intransitive) To feed on; to eat (growing herbage); to eat grass from (a pasture); to browse.
  3. To scrape, touch, or rub lightly against something in passing
To make a ricochet motion
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  1. To make a ricochet motion
  2. To rebound at least once from a surface.
To read or glance through (a book, for example) quickly or superficially.
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  1. To read or glance through (a book, for example) quickly or superficially.
  2. To give a quick and superficial reading, scrutiny, or consideration; glance:
  3. To look at hastily or carelessly; glance through (a book, etc.) without reading word for word
(Informal) To leave hurriedly, esp. under questionable circumstances; abscond
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  1. (Informal) To leave hurriedly, esp. under questionable circumstances; abscond
  2. To fail to play back a portion of the recording, esp. as a result of the tonearm striking a surface imperfection
  3. To leap or jump lightly over:
A rosy color
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  1. A rosy color
  2. A glance, look, or view:
  3. Any of various cosmetic powders, creams, etc., traditionally pink or reddish, applied to the face, esp. the cheeks, to give added color
(Archaic) A brief flash of light.
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  1. (Archaic) A brief flash of light.
  2. A brief look, glance, or peek.
  3. A brief, incomplete view or look.
Such a glance
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  1. Such a glance
  2. A brief or furtive look.
A slight sound or utterance:
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  1. A slight sound or utterance:
  2. (US) A soft marshmallow candy, shaped into a baby animal for Easter celebration.
  3. A quick or furtive look or glance.
  1. A fool, simpleton
  2. (Slang, used only with “have” and “take”) A glance, look.
  3. (Informal) A look or glance:
(Scots) A quick look or glimpse; a glance.
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  1. (Scots) A quick look or glimpse; a glance.
  2. The act or an instance of rapidly closing and opening the eyes or an eye.
  3. A brief flash of light; twinkle or glimmer
A coruscating; sparkling
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  1. A coruscating; sparkling
  2. A sudden brilliant display, as of wit
  3. A flash or gleam of light
A sudden, brief, intense display of light.
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  1. A sudden, brief, intense display of light.
  2. A sudden perception:
  3. Instantaneous illumination for photography:
Any of various visual effects, as a fluctuation in brightness on a video screen or in the clarity of the image being projected on a film screen
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  1. Any of various visual effects, as a fluctuation in brightness on a video screen or in the clarity of the image being projected on a film screen
  2. A dart of flame or light, as in a flickering fire
  3. A look or feeling that comes and goes quickly
A brief, faint manifestation or trace, as of hope, understanding, etc.
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  1. A brief, faint manifestation or trace, as of hope, understanding, etc.
  2. A brief or dim indication; a trace:
  3. A brief beam or flash of light:
A faint manifestation or dim perception
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  1. A faint manifestation or dim perception
  2. A faint light; a dim glow.
  3. A dim or intermittent flicker or flash of light.
A faint or fleeting indication; a trace:
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  1. A faint or fleeting indication; a trace:
  2. A momentary flash of light; a sparkle:
  3. A gleam, flash, or glitter
A glowing bit of matter, esp. one thrown off by a fire
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  1. A glowing bit of matter, esp. one thrown off by a fire
  2. Any flash or sparkle of light like this
  3. A flash of light, especially a flash produced by electric discharge.
A sparkle of delight in the eyes.
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  1. A sparkle of delight in the eyes.
  2. A quick flash of amusement, etc. in the eye
  3. A quick, intermittent flash of light; sparkle
A signal or hint conveyed by winking.
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  1. A signal or hint conveyed by winking.
  2. A quick closing and opening of the eyelids; a blink.
  3. A gleam or twinkle.
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