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flit
n. a secret move (to avoid paying debts); "they did a moonlight flit"
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dart, fleet, flutter, flit
v. move along rapidly and lightly; skim or dart; "The hummingbird flitted among the branches"
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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"
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