FLICKER's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of flicker
Definition:
v. flutter; flap the wings without flying; waver unsteadily, like a flame in a current of air
Example:
The generator started to whir; the lights on it began to flicker and sparks shot out from the wires.
Sentence in Classic:
But they sailed into digging anyway by the flicker of the lightning, and sent a man to the nearest house, a half a mile off, to borrow one.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain Context
Once there appeared a strange optical effect: when he stood between me and the flame he did not obstruct it, for I could see its ghostly flicker all the same.
Dracula By Bram Stoker Context
The black bones reclined at full length with one shoulder against the tree, and slowly the eyelids rose and the sunken eyes looked up at me, enormous and vacant, a kind of blind, white flicker in the depths of the orbs, which died out slowly.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad Context
He still smiled faintly down at her, with the flicker of irony in his eyes, and a touch of bitterness.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence Context
None of the stained glass in the main window shed even a flicker of light on the darkness of the walls.
The Trial By Franz Kafka Context
He took the bag from his belt and showed us three rabbits he had shot, looked at Antonia with a wintry flicker of a smile and began to tell her something.
My Antonia By Willa Cather Context
The candle end that had been burning on the table was going out and gave a faint flicker from time to time.
Notes from the Underground By Feodor Dostoevsky Context
I began to like New York, the racy, adventurous feel of it at night and the satisfaction that the constant flicker of men and women and machines gives to the restless eye.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald Context
I did so, and eking out the flicker with a scrap of paper from my pocket, I made good my retreat to the narrow tunnel.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells Context
On the contrary, an airy and innocent playfulness seemed to flicker like the shadow of summer leaves over her childish face, and around her buoyant figure.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe Context