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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FLOWING

The loose, flowing robe of her daily wear is of classic grace and dignity.

And I don't mind your drowning sorrow in the flowing bowl, either.

There was a sinister thread in that flowing note, and suddenly Dick remembered.

Will you make a virtue of necessity, or will you give laws to the flowing tide?

What call had people to start reading when the talk was flowing so free and pleasant?

My suffering was horrible; my tears were flowing, scorching and bitter.

I did not feel the cold, for my blood was flowing rapidly through my veins.

It was the spring flowing, ever flowing on, with its bird-like warble.

He did not answer; his tears were still flowing, flowing without end.

How he would now have smiled at such a dream had not his tears been flowing!

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., "action of flowing," from flow (v.). Meaning "amount that flows" is from 1807. Flow chart attested from 1920.

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