Antonyms for flitted

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But she flitted away, as she had done before from the knights.

A smile of infinite irony, infinite sorrow, flitted and faded from her face.

They flitted to and fro, scanning wide bands of the surface of Dara.

I exclaimed, and the thought of Roxalanne flitted through my mind.

Often across this preoccupation there flitted a thought of the Richlings.

Ransome flitted continually to and fro between the galley and the cabin.

Strange, confused visions were they that flitted through his brain.

Swift and trim she flitted amongst the islands of little known groups.

The dead lay huddled, while over them flitted the butterflies.

Anna, dancing with a plump, laughing stranger, flitted through the distance.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1200, flutten "convey, move, take, carry away, go away," perhaps from Old Norse flytja "to remove, bring."

Related: Flitted; flitting. As a noun, from 1835.