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Definitions of flash
v. i. - To burst or break forth with a sudden and transient flood of flame and light; as, the lighting flashes vividly; the powder flashed. 2
v. i. - To break forth, as a sudden flood of light; to burst instantly and brightly on the sight; to show a momentary brilliancy; to come or pass like a flash. 2
v. i. - To burst forth like a sudden flame; to break out violently; to rush hastily. 2
v. t. - To send out in flashes; to cause to burst forth with sudden flame or light. 2
v. t. - To convey as by a flash; to light up, as by a sudden flame or light; as, to flash a message along the wires; to flash conviction on the mind. 2
v. t. - To cover with a thin layer, as objects of glass with glass of a different color. See Flashing, n., 3 (b). 2
n. - To trick up in a showy manner. 2
n. - To strike and throw up large bodies of water from the surface; to splash. 2
n. - A sudden burst of light; a flood of light instantaneously appearing and disappearing; a momentary blaze; as, a flash of lightning. 2
n. - A sudden and brilliant burst, as of wit or genius; a momentary brightness or show. 2
n. - The time during which a flash is visible; an instant; a very brief period. 2
n. - A preparation of capsicum, burnt sugar, etc., for coloring and giving a fictious strength to liquors. 2
a. - Showy, but counterfeit; cheap, pretentious, and vulgar; as, flash jewelry; flash finery. 2
a. - Wearing showy, counterfeit ornaments; vulgarly pretentious; as, flash people; flash men or women; -- applied especially to thieves, gamblers, and prostitutes that dress in a showy way and wear much cheap jewelry. 2
n. - Slang or cant of thieves and prostitutes. 2
n. - A pool. 2
n. - A reservoir and sluiceway beside a navigable stream, just above a shoal, so that the stream may pour in water as boats pass, and thus bear them over the shoal. 2

The word "flash" uses 5 letters: A F H L S.

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Words formed by adding one letter before or after flash (in bold), or to afhls in any order:
y -   flashy  

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ah   al   als   as   ash   fa   fas   fash   ha   half   has   la   las   lash   sal   sh   sha  

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