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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DARTING

They were other firecraft; he saw them darting in and down from all sides.

People were darting here and there, in ordinary clothes, or in all sorts of makeups.

He was darting out of the gate, but his friend seized his coat.

Sime made a darting grasp for her wrist and wrung the weapon from her.

She rose swiftly to her feet, darting fearful glances on all sides.

The Marl was darting about madly, seeking, seeking a thing like itself.

In truth he had only glimpsed a darting figure, but one he knew!

The American saw his pistol fall, and darting forward, picked it up.

Just then the darting lanterns of the crew, far down the beach, attracted her.

I seemed to be caged in flames that were darting at me savagely, spitefully.

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.

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