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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Past tense of fly.

Usage examples (37)
  • A turkey vulture flew in big circles above the forest.
  • Victory, like a fickle wife, flew from the Greeks.
  • Palin flew all over the state rallying Republicans.
  • The birds of memory and pain flew through her heart. for more
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  • Sick with the "flu," (short for the infection influenza), she closed the "flue" (a shaft that removes smoke from a fireplace) to shut out the cold air. At that moment a flock of geese "flew" (past tense of fly) by..
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