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adjective as in transitory

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Second, he was to be seen flitting in and out of London Airport wearing beads and baggy white trousers.

He was like some comedic humming bird, flitting from Megan Mullally to Eric McCormack to Debra Messing.

She first appears onscreen in the late 1950s, flitting around the breakfast table in a negligee.

He spent his 20s flitting from one beautiful woman to the next, often to the benefit of his own career.

Greenblatt will turn a young 68 in a few months, and the last thing on his ebullient, flitting mind is death.

The cause of Haggard's mysterious detention in Rome, and of their own sudden flitting, became at once clear to her.

Silently the turnkey passes the cell, like a flitting mystery casting its shadow athwart a troubled soul.

As I was standing at a window with Hugh in my arms, I saw the two lights come flitting down the valley together.

The lesser one remained flitting about the house, or to and fro between here and Antelope Butte.

Scudding clouds were seen flitting across the sky, from which there descended now and then misty showers of rain.


On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to flitting, such as: fleeting, ephemeral, evanescent, and temporary.

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