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Riff, Riffian (noun)
a Berber living in northern Morocco
a jazz ostinato; usually provides a background for a solo improvisation
flick, flip, thumb, riffle, leaf, riff (verb)
look through a book or other written material
"He thumbed through the report"; "She leafed through the volume"
A repeated instrumental melody line in a song.
A clever or witty remark.
To improvise in the performance or practice of an art, especially by expanding on or making novel use of traditional themes.