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flashgun, photoflash, flash bulb, flash lamp, flashbulb, flash
n. a lamp for providing momentary light to take a photograph
flash
n. a sudden brilliant understanding; "he had a flash of intuition"
news bulletin, newsbreak, flash, newsflash
n. a short news announcement concerning some on-going news story
flash, fanfare, ostentation
n. a gaudy outward display
flashing, flash
n. a short vivid experience; "a flash of emotion swept over him"; "the flashings of pain were a warning"
New York minute, split second, blink of an eye, wink, twinkling, trice, jiffy, instant, heartbeat, flash
n. a very short time (as the time it takes the eye to blink or the heart to beat); "if I had the chance I'd do it in a flash"
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flash
v. emit a brief burst of light; "A shooting star flashed and was gone"
flash
v. make known or cause to appear with great speed; "The latest intelligence is flashed to all command posts"
flash
v. protect by covering with a thin sheet of metal; "flash the roof"
shoot, flash, scud, scoot, dash, dart
v. run or move very quickly or hastily; "She dashed into the yard"
flash
v. expose or show briefly; "he flashed a $100 bill"
winkle, twinkle, wink, blink, flash
v. gleam or glow intermittently; "The lights were flashing"
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trashy, tawdry, tatty, tacky, meretricious, loud, gimcrack, gaudy, garish, flashy, flash, cheap, brassy
adj. tastelessly showy; "a flash car"; "a flashy ring"; "garish colors"; "a gaudy costume"; "loud sport shirts"; "a meretricious yet stylish book"; "tawdry ornaments"
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gaudery, pomp
n. cheap or pretentious or vain display
show
n. a social event involving a public performance or entertainment; "they wanted to see some of the shows on Broadway"
publicity
n. the quality of being open to public view; "the publicity of the court room"
flare-up, burst, outburst
n. a sudden intense happening; "an outburst of heavy rain"; "a burst of lightning"
spirt, spurt, squirt, jet
n. the occurrence of a sudden discharge (as of liquid)
rush
n. a sudden burst of activity; "come back after the rush"
fold up, fold
v. become folded or folded up; "The bed folds in a jiffy"
gush, jet
v. issue in a jet; come out in a jet; stream or spring forth; "Water jetted forth"; "flames were jetting out of the building"
fly
v. be dispersed or disseminated; "Rumors and accusations are flying"
fly
v. move quickly or suddenly; "He flew about the place"
push, press
v. make strenuous pushing movements during birth to expel the baby; "`Now push hard,' said the doctor to the woman"
spirt, spurt, forge
v. move or act with a sudden increase in speed or energy
scramble
v. to move hurriedly; "The friend scrambled after them"
bump
v. dance erotically or dance with the pelvis thrust forward; "bump and grind"
dart, fleet, flutter, flit
v. move along rapidly and lightly; skim or dart; "The hummingbird flitted among the branches"
scuttle, skitter, scamper, scurry
v. to move about or proceed hurriedly; "so terrified by the extraordinary ebbing of the sea that they scurried to higher ground"
sputter, struggle, skin, shinny, shin, scramble, clamber
v. climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling
run
v. move fast by using one's feet, with one foot off the ground at any given time; "Don't run--you'll be out of breath"; "The children ran to the store"
streak
v. run naked in a public place
sprint
v. run very fast, usually for a short distance
wing, fly
v. travel through the air; be airborne; "Man cannot fly"
gallop
v. go at galloping speed; "The horse was galloping along"
jump off, leap, jump
v. jump down from an elevated point; "the parachutist didn't want to jump"; "every year, hundreds of people jump off the Golden Gate bridge"; "the widow leapt into the funeral pyre"
crash
v. fall or come down violently; "The branch crashed down on my car"; "The plane crashed in the sea"
beetle off, bolt out, run out, run off, bolt
v. leave suddenly and as if in a hurry; "The listeners bolted when he discussed his strange ideas"; "When she started to tell silly stories, I ran out"
crash
v. move violently as through a barrier; "The terrorists crashed the gate"
travel rapidly, zip, hurry, speed
v. move very fast; "The runner zipped past us at breakneck speed"
zoom
v. move with a low humming noise
hustle
v. pressure or urge someone into an action
thrust, hurtle, hurl, lunge
v. make a thrusting forward movement
make off, go off, run off, absquatulate, decamp, bolt, abscond
v. run away; usually includes taking something or somebody along; "The thief made off with our silver"; "the accountant absconded with the cash from the safe"
run away
v. escape from the control of; "Industry is running away with us all"
take flight, fly, flee
v. run away quickly; "He threw down his gun and fled"
crash
v. make a sudden loud sound; "the waves crashed on the shore and kept us awake all night"
hurtle
v. move with or as if with a rushing sound; "The cars hurtled by"
fling
v. move in an abrupt or headlong manner; "He flung himself onto the sofa"
throw
v. move violently, energetically, or carelessly; "She threw herself forwards"
low-class, lower-class
adj. occupying the lowest socioeconomic position in a society
unrestrained, resplendent, flamboyant
adj. richly and brilliantly colorful
sporty
adj. appropriate for sport or engagement in a sport
inelegant
adj. lacking in refinement or grace or good taste
unpolished, graceless, gauche
adj. lacking social polish; "too gauche to leave the room when the conversation became intimate"; "their excellent manners always made me feel gauche"
loud
adj. characterized by or producing sound of great volume or intensity; "a group of loud children"; "loud thunder"; "her voice was too loud"; "loud trombones"
aureate, flamboyant, florid
adj. elaborately or excessively ornamented; "flamboyant handwriting"; "the senator's florid speech"
crass
adj. (of persons) so unrefined as to be lacking in discrimination and sensibility
unsophisticated, uncomplicated
adj. lacking complexity; "small and uncomplicated cars for those really interested in motoring"; "an unsophisticated machine"
unworldly, unsophisticated
adj. not wise in the ways of the world; "either too unsophisticated or too honest to promise more than he could deliver"; "this helplessly unworldly woman"- Kate O'Brien
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barbaric
adj. unrestrained and crudely rich; "barbaric use of color or ornament"
campy, camp
adj. providing sophisticated amusement by virtue of having artificially (and vulgarly) mannered or banal or sentimental qualities; "they played up the silliness of their roles for camp effect"; "campy Hollywood musicals of the 1940's"
off-colour, off-color, indelicate
adj. in violation of good taste even verging on the indecent; "an indelicate remark"; "an off-color joke"
pretentious, ostentatious
adj. (of a display) tawdry or vulgar
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tasteful, refined, neat
adj. free from what is tawdry or unbecoming; "a neat style"; "a neat set of rules"; "she hated to have her neat plans upset"
simple
adj. cleverly simple; used of a solution to a problem e.g.
modest
adj. free from pomp or affectation; "comfortable but modest cottages"; "a simple rectangular brick building"; "a simple man with simple tastes"
refined
adj. (used of persons and their behavior) cultivated and genteel; "she was delicate and refined and unused to hardship"; "refined people with refined taste"
tasteful
adj. having or showing or conforming to good taste
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Parts Of Speech
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  • Verbs
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  • Adverbs
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  • Adjectives
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Relationships
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  • Synonyms
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  • Antonyms
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