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


But the moon and the tides are right to-night and the wild duck are flighting.

There, screened from the keen eyes of flighting wild-fowl, I began my vigil with all the hope that waits on inexperience.

Many and many a midnight had we spent together waiting for flighting time.

The flighting is continued till deep twilight has settled over the glen, but ceases before night.

Two bats were flighting with the faint mysterious little noise they make.

And yet, it being the evening, millions more were flighting home to the islands.

It came from over the Downs, sweeping a rush of cold air on its wings, flighting towards the sea.

The flighting bats, the forms of the dim hayricks, and sweet-brier perfume-she summed them all up in herself.

She rode about the veld, she sat by the lake and watched the wild fowl, or at night heard them flighting over her in flocks.