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

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FLEETED

And had not the goddess ever fleeted away when just within his grasp?

I fleeted by her like the shadow of Death, and as I went I smote with mine axe, and lo!

Towards evening, as the vessel beneath us fleeted and the deck resumed its level, Mr. Pengelly began to uncover the mainsail.

The slightest incidents of these days, which had fleeted away only too rapidly, possessed an irresistible freshness and charm.

Thus, for the first twelve years of my life, fleeted my days in joy and innocence.

“I had rather count on Aunt,” said Flora, with one of her rare and adorable smiles, which fleeted as it came.

There was something lyrical about the “dirty ship” as with the buoyancy of her cargoless holds she fleeted to the south.

My faith had fleeted as an angel into the light, and that hope alone stayed by me.

Only a few vapours, as thin as moonlight, fleeted rapidly across the stars.

The Forest of Arden—where they fleeted the time carelessly—what a rest for tired spirits it seemed to offer!