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  • as infly
  • as inhasten

synonyms for take wing

  • circle
  • climb
  • cross
  • drift
  • float
  • flutter
  • glide
  • operate
  • pilot
  • reach
  • rush
  • sail
  • shoot
  • speed
  • swoop
  • take off
  • travel
  • aviate
  • barnstorm
  • buzz
  • circumnavigate
  • control
  • dart
  • dash
  • dive
  • flat-hat
  • fleet
  • flit
  • hop
  • hover
  • hurry
  • jet
  • maneuver
  • mount
  • scud
  • skim
  • skirt
  • soar
  • whisk
  • whiz
  • whoosh
  • wing
  • zip
  • zoom
  • bend the throttle
  • jet out
  • jet over
  • remain aloft
  • sky out
  • take a hop
  • take flight
  • wing in

antonyms for take wing

MOST RELEVANT
  • remain
  • stay
  • rest
  • land
  • walk
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How to use take wing in a sentence

I take the Extream Bells, and set down the six Changes on them thus.
TINTINNALOGIA, OR, THE ART OF RINGINGRICHARD DUCKWORTH AND FABIAN STEDMAN
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
Wycliffe translates the Vulgate: “And it as a modir onourid schal meete hym, and as a womman fro virgynyte schal take him.”
SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
But it was necessary to take Silan, which the rebels hastened to strengthen, closely followed up by the Spaniards.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
And this summer it seemed to her that she never would be able to take proper care of her nestful of children.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
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
Where the dampness is excessive the fronds take on an unhealthy appearance, and mould may appear.
HOW TO KNOW THE FERNSS. LEONARD BASTIN
Tell Lady Maude the candid truth, and take shame and blame to yourself, as you deserve.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
He was positive he had seen some one enter the room, go to the chair, and take the money from his pockets.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
Madame Ratignolle, when they had regained her cottage, went in to take the hour's rest which she considered helpful.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
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