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synonyms for as the crow flies

  • beeline
  • direct route
  • in the direction of
  • most direct route
  • shortest route
  • straight
  • straight as an arrow
  • straight line
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How to use as the crow flies in a sentence

Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Not much use as the high crests hid the intervening hinterland from view, even from the crow's nests.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
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
You never know when you are going to stumble upon a jewel in the most out-of-the-way corner.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
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
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WORDS RELATED TO AS THE CROW FLIES

  • as the crow flies
  • at once
  • away
  • dead
  • direct
  • due
  • exactly
  • first off
  • forthwith
  • in direct line
  • instanter
  • instantly
  • lineally
  • now
  • point-blank
  • right
  • right away
  • straightaway
  • straightforwardly
  • straightly
  • undeviatingly
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.