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synonyms for on the wing

  • aerial
  • floating
  • soaring
  • drifting
  • express
  • flapping
  • fleet
  • fluttering
  • gliding
  • hovering
  • mobile
  • streaming
  • waving
  • winging
  • zooming
  • aeronautical
  • airborne
  • avian
  • mercurial
  • speedy
  • volant
  • volar
  • volitant
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How to use on the wing in a sentence

Done, says he, why let fifty of our men advance, and flank them on each wing.
THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
His idea was that there would be ample time later to order a concentration on either wing or on the centre.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
You never know when you are going to stumble upon a jewel in the most out-of-the-way corner.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
Mr. Slocum was not educated in a university, and his life has been in by-paths, and out-of-the-way places.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
I drew back from the rim of Writing-On-the-Stone, that set of whispered phrases echoing in my ears.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
As it was he had to press Nejdi into a fast gallop before he could clear the left wing of the advancing army.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
The male Black Redstart has also a white patch on the wing caused by the pale, nearly white, margins of the feathers.
BIRDS OF GUERNSEY (1879)CECIL SMITH
I watched him wing his god-like way up through the still, soft air till he was lost to view.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
In the operations ending in Ulm the second corps formed part of the left wing.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO ON THE WING

  • aerial
  • aeronautical
  • airborne
  • avian
  • drifting
  • express
  • flapping
  • fleet
  • floating
  • fluttering
  • gliding
  • hovering
  • mercurial
  • mobile
  • on the wing
  • soaring
  • speedy
  • streaming
  • volant
  • volar
  • volitant
  • waving
  • winging
  • zooming
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.