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verb as in flutter, move rapidly

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This time we are back in 1941 and flit from Berlin (“the capital of a banana republic that had run out of bananas”) to Prague.

The great moonlight flit from Marrakech to Tangier was in motion.

Text messages and jokes flit incessantly between them, and business is conducted in a relaxed, familiar manner.

Were I of less girth I would flit through the window and fall upon my knees at your feet.

Among the branches flit birds, and winged genii like little cupids.

She saw a dark shadow flit over Musa's face: was it as the ship's lantern swayed in the slow swell of the sea?

She saw a pained look flit over the countenance of the visitor, and administered the only panacea she possessed.

She profited by the moments indecision to flit swiftly out of the ghostly arcade toward the avenue.


On this page you'll find 71 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to flit, such as: dart, flicker, flitter, flutter, hover, and whiz.

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