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Synonyms for flight

journey

aviation

flying

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flight of stairs

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put something or someone to flight

take flight

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the act or an instance of escaping, as from confinement or difficulty

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a formation of aircraft in flight

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a stairway (set of steps) between one floor or landing and the next

an air force unit smaller than a squadron

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passing above and beyond ordinary bounds

the path followed by an object moving through space

a flock of flying birds

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shoot a bird in flight

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fly in a flock

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decorate with feathers

References in classic literature ?
On each wing URIEL and RAPHAEL his vaunting foe, Though huge, and in a Rock of Diamond Armd, Vanquish'd ADRAMELEC, and ASMADAI, Two potent Thrones, that to be less then Gods Disdain'd, but meaner thoughts learnd in thir flight, Mangl'd with gastly wounds through Plate and Maile.
But these animals did not take to flight so rapidly but what the electric capsule could stop their course.
The air was filled with their irregular flight, layer rising above layer, far above the tops of the highest pines, none daring to advance beyond the dangerous pass; when, suddenly, some of the headers of the feathered tribes shot across the valley, taking their flight directly over the village, and hundreds of thousands in their rear followed the example, deserting the eastern side of the plain to their persecutors and the slain.
Turning my thoat, I urged him after her, hoping to reach her side and bear her on again in our hopeless flight.
Until his flight indeed, he did not and could not contrive to exist in the public mind.
Smith-Oldwick, in recalling the long months of arduous training he had undergone himself before he had been considered sufficiently adept to be considered a finished flier, smiled at the conceit of the ignorant African who was already demanding that he be permitted to make a flight alone.
Word came to them from time to time through natives passing from the coast on hunting excursions that Rokoff had not yet guessed the direction of their flight.
She doesn't even mind the five flights of stone steps.
My next dream, in the order of succession, begins always with the flight of Lop-Ear and myself through the forest.
And Jerry sat under the banyan tree and observed the flight of all Somo.
Going around the right angle in which it ended, he encountered a narrow flight of steps.
From this airship, as it curved its flight back and forth over the city, fell missiles--strange, harmless missiles, tubes of fragile glass that shattered into thousands of fragments on the streets and house- tops.
A CROW was jealous of the Raven, because he was considered a bird of good omen and always attracted the attention of men, who noted by his flight the good or evil course of future events.
She then led the way to an arched recess on our right hand, beyond which I dimly discerned a broad flight of oaken stairs.
How say you, old war-hound, will you not have a flight shot or two with this springald?