Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DARTED

They darted from Garson to the other three men, and back again in rebuke.

The little squirrel had squeaked his gladness, and, tail erect, had darted into the grass.

Kitty was with them, and she darted towards me, but Mrs. Van Dam was before her.

An instant later Chak darted into the tent and fell to the ground.

Biddy darted off to an adjoining room, leaving me alone with my employer.

The stranger, whoever he was, had darted back in the undergrowth.

He stepped toward the door, but Isabel darted in front of him.

In he darted, with his usual absence of hesitation, and went on to the parlour.

Then she darted forward: Hyacinthe was coming in with his sister Camille.

"I will go," snarled Holknecht, and he wrenched from my grasp and darted toward the door.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "to pierce with a dart," from dart (n.). Meaning "to move like a dart" is attested from 1610s. Related: Darted; darter; darting.

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.