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A common, widely distributed fly (Musca domestica) that frequents human dwellings, breeds in moist or decaying organic matter, and transmits a wide variety of diseases.
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  1. A common, widely distributed fly (Musca domestica) that frequents human dwellings, breeds in moist or decaying organic matter, and transmits a wide variety of diseases.
  2. Any of a genus (Musca) of disease-carrying muscid flies found in and around houses, and feeding on garbage, manure, and food; esp., a common worldwide species (M. domestica)
Any of various plants with blue, bottle-shaped flowers, as the cornflower, grape hyacinth, or closed gentian
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  1. Any of various plants with blue, bottle-shaped flowers, as the cornflower, grape hyacinth, or closed gentian
  2. A marine jelly of the genus Physalia, which includes Physalia physalis, the Portuguese man-of-war, and Physalia utriculus, the Pacific man-of-war; a man-of-war.
  3. Any of several blowflies of the genus Calliphora that have a bright metallic-blue body and lay their eggs in decaying organic matter.
An enthusiasm or obsession:
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  1. An enthusiasm or obsession:
  2. An enthusiast or devotee; a buff:
  3. A disease-producing microorganism or agent:
(Brit.) A mosquito
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  1. (Brit.) A mosquito
  2. A type of jet fighter aircraft.
  3. Any of various tiny two-winged flies, especially those that sometimes form swarms.
Any of various other dipterous flies that bite or infest horses, esp. any of a family (Gasterophilidae) of botflies
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  1. Any of various other dipterous flies that bite or infest horses, esp. any of a family (Gasterophilidae) of botflies
  2. Any of a number of large dipterous flies (family Tabanidae), the female of which sucks the blood of horses, cattle, etc.
  1. Drosophila
  2. Any of various flies of the family Tephritidae, having larvae that hatch in plant tissue and are pests of fruit and vegetable crops.
  3. Any of various small flies of the family Drosophilidae, having larvae that feed on fermenting or decaying plant material, especially the common species Drosophila melanogaster, often used in genetic research.
Any of various two-winged bloodsucking flies of the genus Glossina of sub-Saharan Africa that transmit the trypanosomes that cause sleeping sickness in humans and nagana in livestock.
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  1. Any of various two-winged bloodsucking flies of the genus Glossina of sub-Saharan Africa that transmit the trypanosomes that cause sleeping sickness in humans and nagana in livestock.
  2. Any of a family (Glossinidae) of small dipterous flies of central and S Africa, including species that carry the trypanosomes that cause nagana and sleeping sickness
  3. Any of several bloodsucking African flies of the genus Glossina, two species of which ( G. palpalis and G. morsitans ) often carry and transmit trypanosomes, the protozoans that cause sleeping sickness.
A ball that is batted in a high arc, usually to the outfield.
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  1. A ball that is batted in a high arc, usually to the outfield.
  2. Fly
(Baseball) A batted ball which is in play and subject to the infield fly rule.
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  1. (Baseball) A batted ball which is in play and subject to the infield fly rule.
A short high fly ball.
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  1. A short high fly ball.
  2. (Baseball) A ball hit high in the air, often, specif., one hit just beyond the infield
A fly ball enabling a runner to score after it is caught by a fielder.
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  1. A fly ball enabling a runner to score after it is caught by a fielder.
  2. (Baseball) A fly ball that is caught for an out and that enables a runner to score from third base after the catch
  3. (Baseball) A fly ball that allowed a runner to advance after it was caught
(Baseball) A fly ball that falls in fair territory between the infield and outfield
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  1. (Baseball) A fly ball that falls in fair territory between the infield and outfield
  2. A fly ball that drops between an infielder and an outfielder for a hit.
(Baseball) A batted ball, esp. a fly ball, hit for fielding practice: the ball is not pitched, but rather is tossed into the air by the batter and then struck as it descends
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  1. (Baseball) A batted ball, esp. a fly ball, hit for fielding practice: the ball is not pitched, but rather is tossed into the air by the batter and then struck as it descends
  2. A fly ball hit for fielding practice by a player who tosses the ball up and hits it on its way down with a long, thin, light bat.
A radio antenna, especially one suspended in or extending into the air.
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  1. A radio antenna, especially one suspended in or extending into the air.
  2. A flip in which the body turns over sideways with the arms and legs spread similar to a cartwheel.
  3. (Gym.) A running somersault performed without the use of hands
A push from behind, as to one who is endeavoring to climb; help.
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  1. A push from behind, as to one who is endeavoring to climb; help.
  2. A push to help propel a person or thing upward or forward
  3. An increase:
A group of flags raised together as a signal.
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  1. A group of flags raised together as a signal.
  2. A group of signal flags displayed together on one line
  3. An apparatus for raising heavy things; elevator; tackle
A device or illustration that pops up.
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  1. A device or illustration that pops up.
  2. A pop-up advertisement
  3. (Comput.) A window, containing a message or menu, that appears superimposed over the window in use, often, specif., one containing an advertisement from the Web
A bait for animals; esp., an artificial one used in fishing
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  1. A bait for animals; esp., an artificial one used in fishing
  2. A decoy used in catching animals, especially an artificial bait used in catching fish.
  3. A device consisting of a bunch of feathers on the end of a long cord, often baited with food: it is used in falconry to recall the hawk
Something considered useless, detrimental, or worthless.
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  1. Something considered useless, detrimental, or worthless.
  2. An aquatic plant or alga, especially seaweed.
  3. A plant considered undesirable, unattractive, or troublesome, especially one that grows where it is not wanted and often grows or spreads fast or takes the place of desired plants.
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  2. (Fishing) A fly used in fly fishing, designed to float in or on the surface of the water
  1. Fly
  2. (Fishing) A lure for fly fishing designed to be fished beneath the surface of the water.
  3. An artificial fly used in fishing that floats beneath the water's surface when cast.
(Games) A device consisting of a dial and an arrow that is spun to indicate the next move in some board games.
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  1. (Games) A device consisting of a dial and an arrow that is spun to indicate the next move in some board games.
  2. A device for cleaning lettuce and other vegetables, consisting of a perforated bowl or container that can be spun to drive off rinse water.
  3. A fishing lure with attached blades that revolve or flutter when drawn through the water; also, any of these blades
Any very small fish
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  1. Any very small fish
  2. Any of various, usually small, freshwater cyprinoid fishes used commonly as bait
A part extending from the side of an aircraft, such as an airplane, having a curved upper surface that causes the pressure of air rushing over it to decrease, thereby providing lift.
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  1. A part extending from the side of an aircraft, such as an airplane, having a curved upper surface that causes the pressure of air rushing over it to decrease, thereby providing lift.
  2. To wound, as with a bullet, in the wing, arm, etc.
  3. To strike or wound in a wing or an appendage:
To rise or fly into the air:
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  1. To rise or fly into the air:
  2. To increase or improve suddenly above the normal or usual level:
  3. To glide along without engine power, maintaining or gaining altitude on currents of air
To cause to stay on the surface of a liquid or suspended near the surface
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  1. To cause to stay on the surface of a liquid or suspended near the surface
  2. To move easily or lightly:
  3. To be suspended in or move through space as if supported by a liquid.
To move silently and furtively:
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  1. To move silently and furtively:
  2. To flow or move smoothly and easily, as in skating
  3. To cause to move or pass smoothly, silently, or imperceptibly:
Of a winged animal, to take flight; to begin flying.
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  1. Of a winged animal, to take flight; to begin flying.
To cause to hover:
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  1. To cause to hover:
  2. To stay suspended or flutter in the air near one place
  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:
To be moved forward by means of a sail or sails
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  1. To be moved forward by means of a sail or sails
  2. (Nautical) To move across the surface of water, especially by means of a sailing vessel.
  3. To move along through the air:
To make a rush or an attack with a sudden sweeping movement. Often used with down :
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  1. To make a rush or an attack with a sudden sweeping movement. Often used with down :
  2. To move in a sudden sweep:
  3. To snatch or seize suddenly, with a sweeping movement
To move suddenly and fast
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  1. To move suddenly and fast
  2. To cause to dart:
  3. To move suddenly and rapidly:
(Brit., Informal) To leave quickly, as to escape creditors
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  1. (Brit., Informal) To leave quickly, as to escape creditors
  2. To move quickly from one condition or location to another.
  3. (Scot., North Eng.) To move to other quarters, esp. by stealth
To fall off or decline precipitously
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  1. To fall off or decline precipitously
  2. To fall or drop straight downward
To vary from or oscillate randomly about a fixed setting, position, or mode of operation.
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  1. To vary from or oscillate randomly about a fixed setting, position, or mode of operation.
  2. To be carried along by currents of air or water:
  3. To move easily or gradually away from a set position
To flap the wings rapidly, as in short flight or without flying at all
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  1. To flap the wings rapidly, as in short flight or without flying at all
  2. To move restlessly; bustle
  3. To move or fall in a manner suggestive of tremulous flight:
To cause to move or sway with a fluttering or waving motion:
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  1. To cause to move or sway with a fluttering or waving motion:
  2. To move back and forth or up and down as in beating the air, usually with some noise
  3. To move (wings or arms, for example) up and down.
To move in a circle around:
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  1. To move in a circle around:
  2. A closed curve whose points are all on the same plane and at the same distance from a fixed point (the center).
  3. To move in a circle.
To move swiftly; hurry:
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  1. To move swiftly; hurry:
  2. To move or go swiftly or impetuously; dash
  3. To do, make, or cause to move, go, or act, with unusual or excessive speed or haste; hurry
To be directed suddenly and rapidly:
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  1. To be directed suddenly and rapidly:
  2. To throw, shoot, or send out suddenly and fast
  3. To cast (a look or the eyes) suddenly and rapidly in a direction.
To cause to be pulled apart unintentionally, as by accident:
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  1. To cause to be pulled apart unintentionally, as by accident:
  2. To become filled with tears:
  3. To become torn:
(Chess) To withdraw (a piece), as from a dangerous position
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  1. (Chess) To withdraw (a piece), as from a dangerous position
  2. To move backward or away; withdraw or retire:
  3. To change or undergo change in one's thinking or in a position:
  1. To flee by running
  2. To leave home, or other place of residence, usually unannounced, or to make good on a threat, with such action usually performed by a child or juvenile.
To guide; conduct; lead
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  1. To guide; conduct; lead
  2. To steer or control the course of:
  3. To serve as the pilot of (a plane, for example).
(Rare) To travel by ship
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  1. (Rare) To travel by ship
  2. To give directions to the driver of an automobile, especially by reading a map. Used of a passenger:
  3. To travel over a planned course or route, especially in a boat or ship:
A standard of comparison for checking or verifying the results of an experiment. In an experiment to test the effectiveness of a new drug, for example, one group of subjects (the control group) receives an inactive substance or placebo , while a comparison group receives the drug being tested.
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  1. A standard of comparison for checking or verifying the results of an experiment. In an experiment to test the effectiveness of a new drug, for example, one group of subjects (the control group) receives an inactive substance or placebo , while a comparison group receives the drug being tested.
  2. To adjust to a requirement; regulate:
  3. To hold in restraint; check:
To operate an aircraft; fly.
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  1. To operate an aircraft; fly.
To move very quickly.
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  1. To move very quickly.
  2. A rapid stream of liquid or gas forced through a small opening or nozzle under pressure.
  3. To travel or convey by jet airplane
To be in action so as to produce an effect; act; function; work
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  1. To be in action so as to produce an effect; act; function; work
  2. To produce a desired or proper effect:
  3. To control the functioning of; run:
To flow or move smoothly and easily, as in skating
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  1. To flow or move smoothly and easily, as in skating
  2. To cause to move or pass smoothly, silently, or imperceptibly:
  3. To descend with little or no engine power, using airflow to control lift
To go or move along, especially in an unhurried or unconcerned fashion:
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  1. To go or move along, especially in an unhurried or unconcerned fashion:
  2. To move at the most efficient speed for sustained travel
  3. To ride about in a similar manner
To grow in an upward direction, as some plants do, often by means of twining stems or tendrils.
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  1. To grow in an upward direction, as some plants do, often by means of twining stems or tendrils.
  2. To go up by using the feet and, often, the hands
  3. To move (down, over, along, etc.), using the hands and feet
To bring oneself zestfully or with abandon into something
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  1. To bring oneself zestfully or with abandon into something
  2. To go toward the bottom of a body of water:
  3. To descend nose down at an acceleration usually exceeding that of free fall. Used of an airplane.
To handle and move in an examination or for therapeutic purposes:
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  1. To handle and move in an examination or for therapeutic purposes:
  2. To move, arrange, operate, or control by the hands or another body part or by mechanical means, especially in a skillful manner:
  3. To influence, manage, direct, control or tamper with something
To manipulate into a desired position or toward a predetermined goal:
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  1. To manipulate into a desired position or toward a predetermined goal:
  2. To move or direct through a series of movements or changes in course:
  3. To direct or guide (a vehicle, tool, etc.) with skill and dexterity
To move while making such a sound:
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  1. To move while making such a sound:
  2. (Computers) To cause text or other graphics in a window or frame to appear larger on the screen.
  3. To simulate movement rapidly away from or toward a subject using a zoom lens or other optical device.
To carry or lead across
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  1. To carry or lead across
  2. To place crosswise one over the other:
  3. (Sports) To propel (a ball or puck) as a cross, as in soccer.
To sail or fly around (the earth, an island, etc.)
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  1. To sail or fly around (the earth, an island, etc.)
To move or go by or as by means of a shuttle
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  1. To move or go by or as by means of a shuttle
  2. To transport, especially by a shuttle:
  3. To go, move, or travel back and forth, especially by a shuttle:
To jump on one foot or with both feet at the same time.
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  1. To jump on one foot or with both feet at the same time.
  2. To move with light bounding skips or leaps.
  3. (Informal) To get on (a train) surreptitiously in order to ride without paying a fare:
To hang down as a flap
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  1. To hang down as a flap
  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
(Brit., Informal) To leave quickly, as to escape creditors
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  1. (Brit., Informal) To leave quickly, as to escape creditors
  2. To move quickly from one condition or location to another.
  3. (Scot., North Eng.) To move to other quarters, esp. by stealth
  1. To flutter or quiver
  2. To move quickly from one condition or location to another
  3. To move about rapidly and nimbly
To flap the wings without flying.
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  1. To flap the wings without flying.
  2. To move or fall in a manner suggestive of tremulous flight:
  3. To move restlessly; bustle
To start out on such a voyage or journey:
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  1. To start out on such a voyage or journey:
  2. To be moved forward by means of a sail or sails
  3. To move along through the air:
To furnish with side or subordinate extensions, as a building or an altarpiece.
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  1. To furnish with side or subordinate extensions, as a building or an altarpiece.
  2. To wound, as with a bullet, in the wing, arm, etc.
  3. To strike or wound in a wing or an appendage:
To move back and forth or up and down as in beating the air, usually with some noise
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  1. To move back and forth or up and down as in beating the air, usually with some noise
  2. To fly or try to fly by flapping the wings
  3. To hang down as a flap
To fly by a quick light flapping of the wings.
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  1. To fly by a quick light flapping of the wings.
  2. To wave or vibrate rapidly and irregularly
  3. To wave or flap rapidly in an irregular manner:
To cause to move back and forth or up and down, either once or repeatedly:
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  1. To cause to move back and forth or up and down, either once or repeatedly:
  2. To move or swing (something) as a signal; motion with (the hand, arms, etc.)
  3. To signal by moving a hand, arm, light, etc. to and fro
To move suddenly and rapidly:
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  1. To move suddenly and rapidly:
  2. To shoot (an animal, for example) with a dart, especially to inject a drug.
  3. To throw, shoot, or send out suddenly and fast
To move easily or lightly:
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  1. To move easily or lightly:
  2. To drift or move slowly or easily on water, in air, etc.
  3. To put into the water; launch:
To move along through the air:
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  1. To move along through the air:
  2. To be moved forward by means of a sail or sails
  3. (Nautical) To move across the surface of water, especially by means of a sailing vessel.
To send forth (a question, reply, glance, fist, etc.) swiftly, suddenly, or with force or feeling
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  1. To send forth (a question, reply, glance, fist, etc.) swiftly, suddenly, or with force or feeling
  2. To put forth (a branch, leaves, etc.)
  3. To send forth (a missile or projectile); discharge or fire (a bullet, arrow, etc.)
To move or pass swiftly and lightly over or near a surface; glide.
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  1. To move or pass swiftly and lightly over or near a surface; glide.
  2. To throw so as to cause to bounce or ricochet swiftly and lightly
  3. To move along swiftly and lightly over a surface, through space, etc.; glide; sail
(Archaic) To shoot (an arrow, etc.)
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  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:
(Brit.) To ride (a horse) at a fast pace
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  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
To hurry busily or with much fuss and bother
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  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).
To throw so as to break; smash
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  1. To throw so as to break; smash
  2. To move swiftly or impetuously; rush
  3. To write hastily. Often used with off :
To hasten.
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  1. To hasten.
  2. To hurry; speed
To appear or occur suddenly:
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  1. To appear or occur suddenly:
  2. To move or proceed rapidly:
  3. (Slang) To think of or remember something suddenly:
To move swiftly; flit; fly
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  1. To move swiftly; flit; fly
  2. (Naut.) To change the position of (a rope, pulley block, etc.)
  3. To cause (time) to pass quickly.
(Brit., Informal) To leave quickly, as to escape creditors
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  1. (Brit., Informal) To leave quickly, as to escape creditors
  2. (Scot., North Eng.) To move to other quarters, esp. by stealth
  3. To move quickly from one condition or location to another.
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  1. (Rare) hasten
  2. To hasten or cause to hasten.
To cause to move or act swiftly:
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  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
To speed the progress or completion of; expedite:
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  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
To misrepresent one's skill in (a game or activity) in order to deceive someone, especially in gambling:
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  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:
To strike or assail repeatedly with thrown objects:
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  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:
To cause (an engine with the gears disengaged, for example) to run swiftly or too swiftly.
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  1. To cause (an engine with the gears disengaged, for example) to run swiftly or too swiftly.
  2. Any of several extensive human populations associated with broadly defined regions of the world and distinguished from one another on the basis of inheritable physical characteristics, traditionally conceived as including such traits as pigmentation, hair texture, and facial features. Because the number of genes responsible for such physical variations is tiny in comparison to the size of the human genome and because genetic variation among members of a traditionally recognized racial group is generally as great as between two such groups, most scientists now consider race to be primarily a social rather than a scientific concept.
  3. To enter or run (a horse, etc.) in a race
To carry by means of a rocket.
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  1. To carry by means of a rocket.
  2. To soar or rise rapidly:
  3. A vehicle or device propelled by one or more rocket engines, especially such a vehicle designed to travel through space.
To cause to function; operate:
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  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:
(Informal) To move or proceed quickly
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  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.
To ride on a scooter.
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  1. To ride on a scooter.
  2. To move or slide (something) quickly
  3. To walk fast; to go quickly; to run away hastily.
To clean things by vigorous rubbing and polishing
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  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
(--- Slang) To give, send, or hand quickly:
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  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
The ratio of the distance traveled by an object (regardless of its direction) to the time required to travel that distance.
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  1. The ratio of the distance traveled by an object (regardless of its direction) to the time required to travel that distance.
  2. To drive at a speed exceeding a legal limit:
  3. To cause to move or proceed quickly; hasten:
To run or race at full speed, esp. for a short distance
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  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.
To cause to move at a trot.
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  1. To cause to move at a trot.
  2. To cause to go at a trot
  3. To move quickly; hurry; run
To move, go, drive, etc. swiftly
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  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
To whip (egg whites, cream, etc.)
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  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
To throw or spin rapidly:
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  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
To throw or propel (a ball, for example) through the air.
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  1. To throw or propel (a ball, for example) through the air.
  2. One of a pair of specialized parts used for flying, as in birds, bats, or insects.
  3. To say or do (something) without preparation or forethought; improvise:
(Informal) To move or propel something with speed and force
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  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:
(Computers) To cause text or other graphics in a window or frame to appear larger on the screen.
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  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.
(Informal) In great haste
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  1. (Informal) In great haste
  2. (Informal) To hurry; hasten
  3. To go in haste. Often used with it :
A stretch of water in a river, estuary, or tidal channel made rough by waves meeting an opposing current.
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  1. A stretch of water in a river, estuary, or tidal channel made rough by waves meeting an opposing current.
  2. To cut, tear, etc. (stitches) so as to open (a seam, hem, etc.)
  3. (Informal) To move with speed or violence
To put or pack in a barrel or barrels
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  1. To put or pack in a barrel or barrels
  2. (Informal) To go at high speed
  3. To move or progress rapidly:
(Slang) To proceed at great speed
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  1. (Slang) To proceed at great speed
  2. To move ahead at full speed.
To check or cut off the growth or development of:
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  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.
To go away hastily and secretly; run away and hide, esp. in order to escape the law
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  1. To go away hastily and secretly; run away and hide, esp. in order to escape the law
  2. (Intransitive, reflexive, archaic) To hide, to be in hiding or concealment.
  3. To leave quickly and secretly and hide oneself, often to avoid arrest or prosecution.
  1. To separate from a bundle
  2. (Intransitive) To suddenly get pimples, especially on one's face.
  3. (Idiomatic) to bring out, use, or present
To go away suddenly and secretly; run away
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  1. To go away suddenly and secretly; run away
  2. (Intransitive) To break up camp and move on.
  3. To break or leave camp
To come from involuntarily or unintentionally
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  1. To come from involuntarily or unintentionally
  2. To avoid a serious or unwanted outcome:
  3. To break loose from confinement; get free:
To run away, as from trouble or danger:
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  1. To run away, as from trouble or danger:
  2. (Intransitive) To run away; to escape.
  3. To move rapidly; go swiftly
  1. To flee by running
  2. To leave home, or other place of residence, usually unannounced, or to make good on a threat, with such action usually performed by a child or juvenile.
To give a thorough beating to; thrash.
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  1. To give a thorough beating to; thrash.
  2. To escape, as from prison.
  3. To flee; escape
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  1. To die.
  2. To depart in a hurry; abscond:
To blaze up with a sudden, bright light
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  1. To blaze up with a sudden, bright light
  2. To expand or open outward in shape:
  3. To signal with a flare
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