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 for fillip
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Fillip \Fil"lip\ (f[i^]l"l[i^]p), v. t. [imp. & p. p.
     Filliped; p. pr. & vb. n. Filliping.] [For filp, flip.
     Cf. Flippant.]
     1. To strike with the nail of the finger, first placed
        against the ball of the thumb, and forced from that
        position with a sudden spring; to snap with the finger.
        "You fillip me o' the head." --Shak.
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     2. To snap; to project quickly.
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              The use of the elastic switch to fillip small
              missiles with.                        --Tylor.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Fillip \Fil"lip\, n.
     1. A jerk of the finger forced suddenly from the thumb; a
        smart blow.
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     2. Something serving to rouse or excite.
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              I take a glass of grog for a filip.   --Dickens.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  fillip
      n 1: anything that tends to arouse; "his approval was an added
           fillip" [syn: bonus, fillip]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  76 Moby Thesaurus words for "fillip":
     animate, bait, beak, bonus, bribe, brush, bunt, carrot, chuck, dab,
     decoration, encouragement, enliven, exhilarate, extra,
     extra added attraction, extra dash, filigree, filling, flick, flip,
     flirt, flourish, frill, galvanize, graze, incentive, incitement,
     inducement, infuse life into, interest, invigorate, invitation,
     jazz up, lagniappe, lure, ornament, padding, pat, payment, peck,
     percentage, persuasive, pick, pick up, pique, premium, profit,
     provocation, provoke, quicken, rap, renew, resuscitate, revive,
     reward, sharpen, snap, something extra, stimulate, stimulation,
     stimulative, stimulus, stuffing, superaddition, sweetener,
     sweetening, tap, tickle, tip, touch, trimming, twist, whet, whisk,
     wrinkle
  
  

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