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fleet
n. a group of warships organized as a tactical unit
fleet
n. a group of steamships operating together under the same ownership
fleet
n. group of motor vehicles operating together under the same ownership
fleet
n. group of aircraft operating together under the same ownership
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pass off, blow over, pass, fleet, fade, evanesce
v. disappear gradually; "The pain eventually passed off"
dart, fleet, flutter, flit
v. move along rapidly and lightly; skim or dart; "The hummingbird flitted among the branches"
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swift, fleet
adj. moving very fast; "fleet of foot"; "the fleet scurrying of squirrels"; "a swift current"; "swift flight of an arrow"; "a swift runner"
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band
n. a restraint put around something to hold it together
number
n. the grammatical category for the forms of nouns and pronouns and verbs that are used depending on the number of entities involved (singular or dual or plural); "in English the subject and the verb must agree in number"
number
n. the grammatical category for the forms of nouns and pronouns and verbs that are used depending on the number of entities involved (singular or dual or plural); "in English the subject and the verb must agree in number"
number
n. the grammatical category for the forms of nouns and pronouns and verbs that are used depending on the number of entities involved (singular or dual or plural); "in English the subject and the verb must agree in number"
array
n. an orderly arrangement; "an array of troops in battle order"
array
n. an orderly arrangement; "an array of troops in battle order"
array
n. an orderly arrangement; "an array of troops in battle order"
band
n. a range of frequencies between two limits
band
n. a range of frequencies between two limits
band
n. a range of frequencies between two limits
formation
n. an arrangement of people or things acting as a unit; "a defensive formation"; "a formation of planes"
wave, curl
v. twist or roll into coils or ringlets; "curl my hair, please"
knock about, batter, buffet
v. strike against forcefully; "Winds buffeted the tent"
bear
v. move while holding up or supporting; "Bear gifts"; "bear a heavy load"; "bear news"; "bearing orders"
wave, flourish, brandish
v. move or swing back and forth; "She waved her gun"
sail
v. traverse or travel on (a body of water); "We sailed the Atlantic"; "He sailed the Pacific all alone"
waft
v. be driven or carried along, as by the air; "Sounds wafted into the room"
scramble
v. to move hurriedly; "The friend scrambled after them"
wave, flap, undulate, roll
v. move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion; "The curtains undulated"; "the waves rolled towards the beach"
scuttle, skitter, scamper, scurry
v. to move about or proceed hurriedly; "so terrified by the extraordinary ebbing of the sea that they scurried to higher ground"
be adrift, blow, drift, float
v. be in motion due to some air or water current; "The leaves were blowing in the wind"; "the boat drifted on the lake"; "The sailboat was adrift on the open sea"; "the shipwrecked boat drifted away from the shore"
swim
v. move as if gliding through water; "this snake swims through the soil where it lives"
drift
v. move in an unhurried fashion; "The unknown young man drifted among the invited guests"
streak
v. run naked in a public place
sprint
v. run very fast, usually for a short distance
wing, fly
v. travel through the air; be airborne; "Man cannot fly"
hover
v. hang in the air; fly or be suspended above
levitate
v. cause to rise in the air and float, as if in defiance of gravity; "The magician levitated the woman"
flop
v. fall suddenly and abruptly
beetle off, bolt out, run out, run off, bolt
v. leave suddenly and as if in a hurry; "The listeners bolted when he discussed his strange ideas"; "When she started to tell silly stories, I ran out"
shoot down, buck, charge, tear, shoot
v. move quickly and violently; "The car tore down the street"; "He came charging into my office"
step on it, belt along, bucket along, cannonball along, rush along, pelt along, race, speed, hie, hasten, hotfoot, rush
v. move fast; "He rushed down the hall to receive his guests"; "The cars raced down the street"
shoot, flash, scud, scoot, dash, dart
v. run or move very quickly or hastily; "She dashed into the yard"
stream
v. to extend, wave or float outward, as if in the wind; "their manes streamed like stiff black pennants in the wind"
make off, go off, run off, absquatulate, decamp, bolt, abscond
v. run away; usually includes taking something or somebody along; "The thief made off with our silver"; "the accountant absconded with the cash from the safe"
hurtle
v. move with or as if with a rushing sound; "The cars hurtled by"
quiver, beat, pulsate
v. move with or as if with a regular alternating motion; "the city pulsated with music and excitement"
flap, beat
v. move with a thrashing motion; "The bird flapped its wings"; "The eagle beat its wings and soared high into the sky"
fling
v. move in an abrupt or headlong manner; "He flung himself onto the sofa"
sudden
adj. happening without warning or in a short space of time; "a sudden storm"; "a sudden decision"; "a sudden cure"
hasty
adj. excessively quick; "made a hasty exit"; "a headlong rush to sell"
brief
adj. of short duration or distance; "a brief stay in the country"
momentaneous, momentary, fugitive, fleeting
adj. lasting for a markedly brief time; "a fleeting glance"; "fugitive hours"; "rapid momentaneous association of things that meet and pass"; "a momentary glimpse"
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accelerated
adj. speeded up, as of an academic course; "in an accelerated program in school"
ahead of time
adj. (of timepieces) indicating later than the correct time
straightaway, quick, prompt, immediate
adj. performed with little or no delay; "an immediate reply to my letter"; "a prompt reply"; "was quick to respond"; "a straightaway denial"
red-hot, hot, blistering
adj. very fast; capable of quick response and great speed; "a hot sports car"; "a blistering pace"; "got off to a hot start"; "in hot pursuit"; "a red-hot line drive"
double-quick
adj. (of a marching cadence) very quick
scurrying, hurrying
adj. moving with great haste; "affection for this hurrying driving...little man"; "lashed the scurrying horses"
high-speed
adj. operating at high speed; "a high-speed food processor"; "a high-velocity shell"
high-velocity, high-speed
adj. operating at high speed; "a high-speed food processor"; "a high-velocity shell"
instant, instantaneous
adj. occurring with no delay; "relief was instantaneous"; "instant gratification"
jet-propelled
adj. propelled by (or as if propelled by) a jet engine
meteoric
adj. like a meteor in speed or brilliance or transience; "a meteoric rise to fame"
speedy, rapid
adj. characterized by speed; moving with or capable of moving with high speed; "a rapid movement"; "a speedy car"; "a speedy errand boy"
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raise, heighten, enhance
v. increase; "This will enhance your enjoyment"; "heighten the tension"
wave, flourish, brandish
v. move or swing back and forth; "She waved her gun"
slow
adj. (used of timepieces) indicating a time earlier than the correct time; "the clock is slow"
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Parts Of Speech
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Relationships
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  • Synonyms
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