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Synonyms for dart

Synonyms for dart

Synonyms for dart

a small narrow pointed missile that is thrown or shot

a tapered tuck made in dressmaking

Related Words

a sudden quick movement

Synonyms

move along rapidly and lightly

move with sudden speed

References in classic literature ?
Stephanie darted to Philippe, cautiously putting out her little brown hand to seize the prize, touched the fingers of her poor lover as she snatched the sugar, and fled away among the trees.
On receiving this united discharge of small-arms, the front of the flock darted upward, while, at the same instant, myriads of those in the rear rushed with amazing rapidity into their places, so that, when the column of white smoke gushed from the mouth of the little cannon, an accumulated mass of objects was gliding over its point of direction.
The unknown here again darted at Cropole one of his withering glances.
The pack on leash rushed downhill in full cry after the hare, and from all sides the borzois that were not on leash darted after the hounds and the hare.
But the Queen called for them to follow her and darted off in a straight line; and when they had gone a few paces the whirling pathways vanished and were seen no more.
Without thought of the possible consequence, I darted into the shadows of the tunnel, feeling my way along through the gloom for some distance.
When we seemed to approach too close, she darted suddenly away and from a safe distance uttered the soft sounds again.