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synonyms for flapping

  • dangle
  • flail
  • flop
  • hang
  • thrash
  • vibrate
  • agitate
  • beat
  • flash
  • lop
  • shake
  • swing
  • swish
  • thresh
  • wag
  • wave
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antonyms for flapping

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  • calm
  • soothe
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He moved the runoff absentee ballot request to a small check box on the flap, along with other less critical parts that nonetheless are required by law, such as that felony line.
HOW NORTH CAROLINA’S MAIL-IN ENVELOPE GOT A NEW, EASIER-TO-USE LOOKBONNIE BERKOWITZOCTOBER 15, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Flatten the fortune teller so the triangular flaps are on top.
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For the winter, they are exploring heat lamps and covered tents with flaps — though that risks at least partly defeating the biggest benefit of outdoor dining, creating a semi-closed space.
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The “butterfly effect” refers, of course, to chaos theory and a 1972 talk, from Edward Lorenz, on whether the flap of a butterfly’s wings in Brazil could set off a tornado in Texas.
WHY WE SHOULD EAT CRICKETS. AND OTHER BUG IDEAS - FACTS SO ROMANTICMARY ELLEN HANNIBALOCTOBER 2, 2020NAUTILUS
The design features a small flap on each side to hold the filter, which sits next to your face and is prone to bunching, especially when you pull the mask down for a drink.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT WEARING A FACE MASK OUTSIDEJOE LINDSEYSEPTEMBER 30, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
Rather than relying on a zipper than can snag or fail, the company used a clever magnetic flap for speedy, reliable snack access.
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Significantly, a procedure to close a small hole on the roof of my mouth by using a skin flap failed immediately, very likely because of the prior radiation.
MY CANCER MIGHT BE BACK—AND I WONDER IF UNNECESSARY RADIATION CAUSED IT IN THE FIRST PLACEJAKEMETHSEPTEMBER 22, 2020FORTUNE
But, later, he grew afraid of the shadows of window-curtains and the flapping of doors and the creaking of shutters.
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The regular Korean man's hat, with its flapping wings, was next put on, and this part of the ceremony was complete.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
She felt her sails flapping about her, but none the less was she determined to reach her goal if she had to get out and swim.
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WORDS RELATED TO FLAPPING

  • flapping
  • fluttering
  • tumbling
  • whipping
  • whirling
  • aerial
  • aeronautical
  • airborne
  • avian
  • drifting
  • express
  • flapping
  • fleet
  • floating
  • fluttering
  • gliding
  • hovering
  • mercurial
  • mobile
  • on the wing
  • plumed
  • soaring
  • speedy
  • streaming
  • volant
  • volar
  • volitant
  • waving
  • winging
  • zooming
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