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

  Flick \Flick\ (fl[i^]k), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Flicked
     (fl[i^]kt); p. pr. & vb. n. Flicking.] [Cf. Flicker.]
     1. To whip lightly or with a quick jerk; to flap; as, to
        flick a horse; to flick the dirt from boots. --Thackeray.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. To throw, snap, or toss with a jerk; to flirt; as, to
        flick a whiplash.
  
              Rude boys were flicking butter pats across chaos.
                                                    --Kipling.
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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