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used in Fahrenheit 451

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a showy gesture


the act of waving — a hand or an item
  • Now, it plunged the book back under his arm, pressed it tight to sweating armpit, rushed out empty, with a magician's flourish!
    p. 35.2
flourish = showy gesture
  • Later, the men around Montag could not say if they had really seen anything Perhaps the merest flourish of light and motion in the sky.
    p. 151.2
flourish = show
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