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flit

flit

 
 
pronunciation:
flIt
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, noun
features:
Word Combinations (verb, noun)
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: flits, flitted, flitting
definition 1: to fly or dart quickly and lightly; flutter.
The bird flitted from branch to branch.She flitted about the kitchen preparing several things at once.
synonyms:
flicker, flutter
similar words:
dart, flirt, float, fly, scurry, skim, wing
definition 2: to shift or change rapidly in place, condition, interest, or the like.
He is forever flitting from one hobby to the next.
synonyms:
dart, flutter
similar words:
change, dash, fly, hop, hurry, rush, shift, skip, zip
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part of speech: noun
definition: a quick darting movement.
synonyms:
flick, flutter, wave
similar words:
dart, dash, flight, hop, rush
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