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The line ended with a flock of bicycles all aflutter with ribbons and pennants.

She was all aflutter with expectancy not untinged by fear, she knew not of what.

He was all aflutter, and asked that I remain, as the General would not be long.

At once the Princess was aflutter with eagerness and excitement.

The rosy Hilda, all aflutter, began to apologize for the state of her house which was as spotless as a new pan.

When at last, all aflutter, Jeanne danced away into the wings, even the musicians dropped their instruments to applaud.

WORD ORIGIN

1830, from a- (1) + flutter (v.).

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