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synonyms for flighting

  • bound
  • dart
  • dash
  • drop out
  • dump
  • escape
  • flee
  • jump
  • leap
  • rush
  • scamper
  • scoot
  • skip
  • sprint
  • take off
  • abscond
  • ditch
  • fly
  • hightail
  • hotfoot
  • hurtle
  • skedaddle
  • split
  • spring
  • start
  • startle
  • bail out
  • cop out
  • cut loose
  • cut out
  • kiss goodbye
  • leave flat
  • leave high and dry
  • leave holding the bag
  • leave in the lurch
  • make a break for it
  • make off
  • make tracks
  • opt out
  • run like scared rabbit
  • run out on
  • step on it
  • take flight
  • walk out on
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antonyms for flighting

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  • face
  • meet
  • stay
  • remain
  • stop
  • dawdle
  • loosen
  • wait
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How to use flighting in a sentence

We had all the birds of the country flighting over us in the grey dawns and the golden twilights.
THIRTY YEARS IN AUSTRALIAADA CAMBRIDGE
The snipe and the quail are likewise flighting towards their breeding grounds.
A BIRD CALENDAR FOR NORTHERN INDIADOUGLAS DEWAR
The doves were reported as sand-grouse, and certainly come flighting in from the desert very much in the s.-g.
LETTERS FROM MESOPOTAMIAROBERT PALMER
And yet, it being the evening, millions more were flighting home to the islands.
RANCHING, SPORT AND TRAVELTHOMAS CARSON
It came from over the Downs, sweeping a rush of cold air on its wings, flighting towards the sea.
THE PATRICIANJOHN GALSWORTHY
The flighting bats, the forms of the dim hayricks, and sweet-brier perfume-she summed them all up in herself.
THE ISLAND PHARISEESJOHN GALSWORTHY
The flighting is continued till deep twilight has settled over the glen, but ceases before night.
LIFE HISTORIES OF NORTH AMERICAN SHORE BIRDS, PART 1 (OF 2)ARTHUR CLEVELAND BENT
Two bats were flighting with the faint mysterious little noise they make.
THE FORSYTE SAGA, COMPLETEJOHN GALSWORTHY
But the moon and the tides are right to-night and the wild duck are flighting.
THE DRUNKARDCYRIL ARTHUR EDWARD RANGER GULL
Many and many a midnight had we spent together waiting for flighting time.
THE SECRET SERVICE SUBMARINECYRIL ARTHUR EDWARD RANGER GULL
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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