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synonyms for flitting

  • fleeting
  • ephemeral
  • evanescent
  • temporary
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How to use flitting in a sentence

The cause of Haggard's mysterious detention in Rome, and of their own sudden flitting, became at once clear to her.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Silently the turnkey passes the cell, like a flitting mystery casting its shadow athwart a troubled soul.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
As I was standing at a window with Hugh in my arms, I saw the two lights come flitting down the valley together.
A FORTUNE HUNTER; OR, THE OLD STONE CORRALJOHN DUNLOE CARTERET
The lesser one remained flitting about the house, or to and fro between here and Antelope Butte.
A FORTUNE HUNTER; OR, THE OLD STONE CORRALJOHN DUNLOE CARTERET
Scudding clouds were seen flitting across the sky, from which there descended now and then misty showers of rain.
ROLLO IN HOLLANDJACOB ABBOTT
In the starlight he could only see the tracery of the forest of palms, and here and there, ghost-like, a white dress flitting.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
It was impossible to align the sights of his stun gun with any of those flitting shadows, Raf discovered.
STAR BORNANDRE NORTON
"We are quite ready for our flitting so far as packing is concerned," Salemina assured him.
PENELOPE'S EXPERIENCES IN SCOTLANDKATE DOUGLAS WIGGIN
He saw the shadow of the flitting death, and flung himself down beside the boulder the mermen had pointed out.
STAR BORNANDRE NORTON
In the garden below a blue gown flitting about among the orange-trees attracted my attention.
ITALIAN DAYS AND WAYSANNE HOLLINGSWORTH WHARTON
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WORDS RELATED TO FLITTING

  • brief
  • episodic
  • evanescent
  • fleeting
  • flitting
  • fugacious
  • fugitive
  • impermanent
  • short
  • short-lived
  • temporary
  • transient
  • transitory
  • unenduring
  • volatile
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