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as crow flies

See definition of as crow flies on Dictionary.com
  • as instraight
  • as inas the crow flies
  • as insmack-dab
  • as indirectly

synonyms for as crow flies

  • away
  • dead
  • right away
  • direct
  • due
  • now
  • right
  • straightaway
  • as the crow flies
  • at once
  • exactly
  • first off
  • forthwith
  • in direct line
  • instanter
  • instantly
  • lineally
  • point-blank
  • straightforwardly
  • straightly
  • undeviatingly

antonyms for as crow flies

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  • indirectly
  • later
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      How to use as crow flies in a sentence

      Not much use as the high crests hid the intervening hinterland from view, even from the crow's nests.
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      The cat had been about to spring at Grandfather Mole again when Mr. Crow spoke to her.
      THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
      And he quite agreed with old Mr. Crow, who had come hurrying up to see what was going on.
      THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
      Mr. Crow was rocking back and forth on his perch, for a joke—on anybody except himself—always delighted him.
      THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
      Farmer Green's cat had never liked Mr. Crow, for no particular reason.
      THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
      She has about as much intention of eloping with him as a little girl might have of eloping with a pasteboard Jim Crow.
      CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
      If you were to have a frank explanation with her, Blanche would very soon throw Jim Crow out of the window.
      CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
      "Grandfather Mole couldn't see a scaremole if he ran head first into it," Mr. Crow continued.
      THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
      "You've been getting me into trouble with old Mr. Crow," Grandfather Mole complained.
      THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
      Now, there was nothing strange about that, because Mr. Crow was always losing his temper.
      THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
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