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adjective as in blowing

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adjective as in quivering

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The151-foot newborn waited in the harbor on her 171-foot pedestal, a huge French flag fluttering over her dark copper face.

Spring is here from coast to coast, bringing glorious flowers, sweet smells, and fluttering hearts.

She received not just a smile, but a fluttering wink and a blown kiss from the dashing Valente.

It ends with an American family on a porch, beside a fluttering Stars and Stripes.

Not surprisingly, many observers and media outlets are already fluttering with morbid prognostications of additional carnage.

It is a sad spectacle to see the weaklings bruised, exhausted, fluttering back to earth.'

She dropped her whip and gloves on to a table, and sank into a chair to wait, her heart fluttering in her throat.

She is all fragrant with blossoms, and in a moment the butterflies come fluttering round her.

He led Kennedy up-stairs, and left him at the door; he well knew that her heart would be fluttering as much as his.

Soon we could see the innumerable banners fluttering, and then the sun struck the sea of armor and set it all aflash.


On this page you'll find 83 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to fluttering, such as: breezy, uncluttered, aerial, atmospheric, blowy, and drafty.

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