from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adv. In a flickering manner
- adv. Briefly
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. In a flickering manner.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a flickering manner.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
The light of hope kindled by women such as Joan shone only flickeringly in a great darkness, but it was never entirely to go out.
I imagined hearing it recited in a flickeringly gas-lit auditorium by Sir Henry Irving, the actor who once reduced Bram Stoker to a state of collapse with his rendition of "The Dream of Eugene Aram".
His tongue was as flickeringly quick as a snake's, but it did not revolt her.
The Sealons' phaser beams had cut through the main power supply to the Security section; by an almost impossible coincidence, the shock waves from the exploding outer skin had so degraded the section's self-contained emergency power unit that seconds passed before the lights in Kinitz's cabin came flickeringly and weakly to life again.
Or unless the past was as uncertain, as flickeringly quantum-variable, as everything else in the universe of physics.
She smiled flickeringly (like a flashbulb, on and off almost before you saw it) and turned back to the desk calculator.
In the middle of wreck, Kossara could flickeringly wonder if the Eriau name had been given him by his parents, when he was born somewhere in the Roidhunate.
Havig was flickeringly shocked at how the past several lifespan years had bitten the man.
And yet, despite the dahlia-filled vases and the pale sunbeams that the wind blew flickeringly across satin and polished wood, the place had a cold sepulchral air.
The light from the fire built at the back of the cave, whose smoke went up a cleft and entered the chimney of the cabin far above, illuminated the dark interior flickeringly.