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Another word for flit

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Verb
  1. To move swiftly

      1. (Archaic) To shoot (an arrow, etc.)
      2. To arrange or roll (lengths of cloth, for example) on or in a bolt.
      3. To start suddenly and run away:
      1. (Brit.) To ride (a horse) at a fast pace
      2. To hold, carry, or put in a bucket:
      3. To move or drive rapidly or recklessly
      1. To hurry busily or with much fuss and bother
      2. To move or cause to move energetically and busily.
      3. To move busily and energetically with fussiness (often followed by about).
      1. To shoot (an animal, for example) with a dart, especially to inject a drug.
      2. To move suddenly and fast
      3. To move suddenly and rapidly:
      1. To throw so as to break; smash
      2. To move swiftly or impetuously; rush
      3. To write hastily. Often used with off :
      1. To hasten.
      2. To hurry; speed
      1. To appear or occur suddenly:
      2. To move or proceed rapidly:
      3. (Slang) To think of or remember something suddenly:
      1. (Naut.) To change the position of (a rope, pulley block, etc.)
      2. To move swiftly; flit; fly
      3. To cause (time) to pass quickly.
      1. (Baseball) To hit a fly ball.
      2. To run away from; flee from; avoid
      3. To move through the air by using wings, as a bird does
      1. (Rare) hasten
      2. To hasten or cause to hasten.
      1. To cause to move or act swiftly:
      2. To move in a quick fashion.
      3. To cause to be or come faster; speed up; accelerate
      1. To speed the progress or completion of; expedite:
      2. To move or act with haste; move faster than is comfortable or natural
      3. To cause to move or act more rapidly or too rapidly; drive, move, send, force, or carry with haste
      1. To misrepresent one's skill in (a game or activity) in order to deceive someone, especially in gambling:
      2. (Slang) To get, sell, victimize, etc. by aggressive, often dishonest means
      3. To move or act energetically and rapidly:
      1. To strike or assail repeatedly with thrown objects:
      2. To throw things at; strike with or as with missiles
      3. To move at a vigorous gait:
      1. To move rapidly or at top speed:
      2. To cause (an engine with the gears disengaged, for example) to run swiftly or too swiftly.
      3. To enter or run (a horse, etc.) in a race
      1. To move swiftly and powerfully, as a rocket
      2. To carry by means of a rocket.
      3. To soar or rise rapidly:
      1. To cause to function; operate:
      2. To sew with a continuous line of stitches:
      3. (Nautical) To sail or steer before the wind or on an indicated course:
      1. (Football) To run toward (a passer or kicker) in order to block or disrupt a play.
      2. To cause to move rapidly:
      3. (Football) To run with (the ball) after a direct snap from the center or after a handoff or pitchout
      1. (Informal) To move or proceed quickly
      2. To throw or otherwise propel (something) in a way that causes it to glide, float, or move steadily through the air
      3. (Nautical) To move across the surface of water, especially by means of a sailing vessel.
      1. To ride on a scooter.
      2. To move or slide (something) quickly
      3. To walk fast; to go quickly; to run away hastily.
      1. To clean things by vigorous rubbing and polishing
      2. To move swiftly; scurry.
      3. To remove as if by cleaning; sweep away; get rid of
      1. (--- Slang) To give, send, or hand quickly:
      2. (--- Informal) To use up or waste (time, money, etc.)
      3. (Games, Sports) To hit, kick, throw, drive, or propel (a ball, marble, etc.) toward the objective
      1. To increase the speed or rate of; accelerate. Often used with up:
      2. To drive at a speed exceeding a legal limit:
      3. To cause to move or proceed quickly; hasten:
      1. To run or race at full speed, esp. for a short distance
      2. To move rapidly or at top speed for a brief period, as in running or swimming.
      1. To pull apart or separate into pieces by force; rip or rend (cloth, paper, etc.)
      2. To become torn:
      3. To move violently or with speed; dash
      1. To cause to move at a trot.
      2. To cause to go at a trot
      3. To move quickly; hurry; run
      1. To move, go, drive, etc. swiftly
      2. To move rapidly in a circular manner or as in an orbit; circle swiftly
      3. To move, carry, drive, etc. with a rotating motion
      1. To whip (egg whites, cream, etc.)
      2. To move quickly, nimbly, or briskly
      3. To move, remove, carry, brush (away, off, out, etc.) forcefully and speedily, as with a quick, sweeping motion
      1. To throw or spin rapidly:
      2. To move or do something quickly:
      3. To move swiftly with or as with a buzzing or hissing sound
      1. To carry or transport by flying:
      2. To throw or propel (a ball, for example) through the air.
      3. To say or do (something) without preparation or forethought; improvise:
      1. (Informal) To move or propel something with speed and force
      2. To move or act with a speed that suggests such a sound:
      3. To cause to move with speed and force:
      1. (Computers) To cause text or other graphics in a window or frame to appear larger on the screen.
      2. To move while making such a sound:
      3. To simulate movement rapidly away from or toward a subject using a zoom lens or other optical device.
      1. (Informal) In great haste
      2. (Informal) To hurry; hasten
      3. To go in haste. Often used with it :
      1. To cut or tear apart roughly or vigorously
      2. To cut, tear, etc. (stitches) so as to open (a seam, hem, etc.)
      3. (Informal) To move with speed or violence
      1. To put or pack in a barrel or barrels
      2. (Informal) To go at high speed
      3. To move or progress rapidly:
      1. (Slang) To proceed at great speed
      2. To move ahead at full speed.
      1. To check or cut off the growth or development of:
      2. To take a sip or sips of alcoholic liquor:
      3. To move quickly; dart.
  2. To move quickly, lightly, and irregularly like a bird in flight

      1. To move waveringly; flutter:
      2. To appear briefly:
      3. To move with a quick, light, wavering motion
      1. To move quickly from one condition or location to another
      2. To move about rapidly and nimbly
      3. To flutter.
      1. To wave or flap rapidly in an irregular manner:
      2. To move or fall in a manner suggestive of tremulous flight:
      3. To move restlessly; bustle
      1. To remain or linger in or near a place:
      2. To remain floating, suspended, or fluttering in the air:
      3. (Computers) To position a pointer over an object or area of the screen, causing a pop-up box to appear or other change to occur:
    See also:

    repetition

  3. To move through the air with or as if with wings

      1. To cause to move or sway with a fluttering or waving motion:
      2. To move (wings or arms, for example) up and down.
      3. To move back and forth or up and down as in beating the air, usually with some noise
      1. To flutter or quiver
      2. To move quickly from one condition or location to another
      3. To move about rapidly and nimbly
      1. To flap the wings without flying.
      2. To move with quick vibrations, flaps, etc.
      3. To move or fall in a manner suggestive of tremulous flight:
      1. To move through the air by using wings, as a bird does
      2. To cause to fly or float in the air:
      3. (Baseball) To hit a fly ball.
      1. (Informal) To move or proceed quickly
      2. To be moved forward by means of a sail or sails
      3. To move along through the air:
      1. To say or do (something) without preparation or forethought; improvise:
      2. To wound, as with a bullet, in the wing, arm, etc.
      3. To strike or wound in a wing or an appendage:
    See also:

    move

Another word for flit

Verb
      1. To move quickly in a nervous, restless, or excited fashion; flit.
      2. To fly by a quick light flapping of the wings.
      3. To move with quick vibrations, flaps, etc.
      1. To hang up a phone line momentarily, as when using call waiting.
      2. To send out or reflect a sudden, brief blaze or light, esp. at intervals
      3. To appear or occur suddenly:
      1. To shoot (an animal, for example) with a dart, especially to inject a drug.
      2. To throw, shoot, or send out suddenly and fast
      3. To cast (a look or the eyes) suddenly and rapidly in a direction.
    See also:

    dance

    fly

    race