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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of flash.


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  • The word flashed like a neon beacon outside a desert oasis.

    Let The Dead Lie

  • A word flashed in his head, and he thought: Brightwell.

    The Black Angel

  • A title flashed _Slave Girls From Hell_ -- then a big, high-ceilinged room with Egyptian hieroglyphics on the walls came into view in grainy black and white.

    White Jazz

  • A graphic with the same label flashed on-screen, accompanied by a picture of Obama smiling. - Exposing Liberal Media Bias

  • When the policeman said “drunk,” the word flashed red in her mind and screamed Bill Parrish, Sammy’s no-good, alcoholic, abusive grandfather.

    Two Days After the Wedding

  • The word flashed so loudly in her head that Judy was almost surprised the others couldn’t hear it.


  • Next, in the light flashed from the stick, I guessed that Mr. Pike was in pursuit of the thing.


  • Martin flashed a smile, then spoke about the shot that helped lift the Wizards 'spirits on Tuesday night.

    Gilbert Arenas returns to practice; Wizards uncertain about location of Knicks game

  • Out from the shade of the awning the coin flashed golden in the blaze of sunshine and fell toward the sea in a glittering arch.

    Under the Deck Awnings

  • Ay, I did get it; and somehow, across my brain flashed a vision of all I had ever read and heard of the siege of the Legations at



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