Flap synonyms

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To strike or pound repeatedly, usually in some sort of rhythm.
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To hit at something with a sweeping motion of the arm:
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To surprise with apprehension of danger; to fill with anxiety in regard to threatening evil; to excite with sudden fear.
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The definition of wave is to move back and forth in a swinging motion, or to style your hair in a series of curves.
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To strike (the hands) together with an abrupt, loud sound, usually repeatedly:
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Any of numerous insects of the order Diptera, having one pair of wings and large compound eyes. Flies include the houseflies, horseflies, and mosquitoes.
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A line or mark made by folding; a crease:
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(Artificial intelligence, game theory) In two-player sequential games, a "half-turn", or one move made by one of the players.
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The definition of an overlap is a period of time or an area covered by multiple people or things, or a situation in which multiple people share responsibility or a common interest.
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A method of execution whereby the person is dropped and suspended from a rope around the neck, resulting in death from severing of the spinal cord, strangulation, or other causes.
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One of a matched pair; a companion piece.
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A trace or hint:
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A long, black scarf worn as by members of the Anglican clergy
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The definition of a tail is the rear end of an animal's body that usually forms a flexible appendage.
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A rounded projection, as on a leaf or petal. The leaves of many oak species have prominent lobes.
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(Zoology) A wattle or flap-like structure on the face.
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A piece of bright material tied next to the fly on a fishhook
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One who aids or contributes to the commission or concealment of a crime or assists others in avoiding apprehension for the crime but not present when the crime was committed. Mere silence or approval of the crime is insufficient to make one an accessory; the person must take steps to facilitate the commission or concealment of the crime or the avoidance of the criminal’s capture. See also misprision of felony, accomplice, aid and abet, conspiracy, and principal.
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The paved area of an airport, especially the area where aircraft park away from a terminal
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A flexible strip hanging from the base of an air-cushion vehicle.
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An area, as along a busy street or highway, that is lined with a great number and variety of commercial establishments.
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A line of people, vehicles or other objects, in which one at the front end is dealt with first, the one behind is dealt with next, and so on, and which newcomers join at the opposite end (the back). [from 19th c.]
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Any of various winglike structures used by certain animals for gliding movements, as the patagium of flying squirrels or the enlarged pectoral fins of flyingfish
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The state or quality of being pendulous.
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To vibrate or beat rapidly or erratically:
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To act as a press agent for; promote:
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To move in an exaggerated, bouncy manner.
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To trouble or worry over trifles.
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To strike with the palm of the hand or a flat object:
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To produce flame, light, or a spark by friction:
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To supply with a tab or tabs.
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To wave or flutter or to cause to do so.
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Calm; quiet; tranquillity
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Lack of agitation or excitement; tranquillity; serenity
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The state of being peaceful.
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A quiet or peaceful quality; freedom from turmoil or agitation
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Extreme emotional disturbance; perturbation.
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Anything helter-skelter
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A slight movement:
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A disorderly commotion or disturbance:
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Chaotic or unstable eddying motion in a fluid. Avoiding excessive turbulence generated around moving objects (such as airplanes), which can make their motion inefficient and difficult to control, is a major factor in aerodynamic design.
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Turmoil is defined as a state of upset and confusion.
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An impassioned protest or heated controversy:
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An excited reaction; a commotion or fuss.
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To move about rapidly and nimbly
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With a flop
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(Intransitive) To reel, sway, or move from side to side; to move with a wagging motion; to waddle.
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To fly lightly and rapidly; flutter
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To move along through the air:
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The prescribed form or customary procedure, as in a meeting or court of law:
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To petition again.
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(Phonology) A phonological process found in many dialects of English, especially American English and Canadian English, by which intervocalic /t/ and /d/ surface as the alveolar flap /ɾ/ before an unstressed syllable, so that words such as "metal" and "medal" are pronounced similarly or identically.
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Rapid back-and-forth waving or oscillation.
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A nervously excited or confused condition
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(UK, slang, archaic) A sixpence; a tester.
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To spread, compress, or flatten by applying pressure with a roller:
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To undulate is to move in a gentle, rolling, wave-like motion.
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The definition of a cover is something that goes over, rests on the surface or provides a place to hide.
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(Grammar) A clause or phrase added to a sentence that, while not essential to the sentence's structure, amplifies its meaning, such as for several hours in We waited for several hours.
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(Music, intransitive) On a wind instrument, to articulate a note by starting the air with a tap of the tongue, as though by speaking a 'd' or 't' sound (alveolar plosive).
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To be disposed of by sale:
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Plural form of flap
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