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take flight

verb as in absquatulate

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Example Sentences

Clive Irving on the surprising precedent for letting the 787 take flight.

A libation that would not weigh our hero down, but could take flight right alongside the Green Lantern himself.

That snap was the signal for his blustering to take flight for he was an arrant coward at heart.

There were, of course, some unhappy people who could not bear even that gentle motion, and had to take flight to the cabin.

We have bad weather here, and I am not safe from visitors; so I must take flight in order to be alone.

And the winds were so cold on this northerly coast that George was not sorry, preferring rather to take flight southward.

Except for the vanguard, which had been the first to take flight, the English army was entirely destroyed.


On this page you'll find 570 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to take flight, such as: abscond, bolt, decamp, depart, disappear, and flee.

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