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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 ?
Its flight in the upper regions of the air is really sublime, extending its immense wings, and wheeling slowly and majestically to and fro, seemingly without exerting a muscle or fluttering a feather, but moving by mere volition, and sailing on the bosom of the air, as a ship upon the ocean.
The lama disregarded Kim's plans for an early flight.
Grubb routed out his flying-machine model again, tried it in the yard behind the shop, got a kind of flight out of it, and broke seventeen panes of glass and nine flower-pots in the greenhouse that occupied the next yard but one.
She was already halfway up the first flight of stairs, with a whirl of skirts and flying feet.
The most remarkable thing, perhaps, was the flights.
How say you, old war-hound, will you not have a flight shot or two with this springald?
Her previous flight having been eastward toward the bay, the fastest motor-boat in Tiburon was commissioned to take up the chase if it led out over the water.
Ill for thee, but in wisht houre Of my revenge, first sought for thou returnst From flight, seditious Angel, to receave Thy merited reward, the first assay Of this right hand provok't, since first that tongue Inspir'd with contradiction durst oppose A third part of the Gods, in Synod met Thir Deities to assert, who while they feel Vigour Divine within them, can allow Omnipotence to none.
I was standing near the window and I knew that once in the street I might gain the plaza and safety before the creature could overtake me; at least there was a chance for safety in flight, against almost certain death should I remain and fight however desperately.
After crossing a rather large prairie, we arrived at the skirts of a little wood that was enlivened by the songs and flight of a large number of birds.
A robber doesn't quite like to leave traces of his flight behind him; and, besides, he is not obliged to have his passport countersigned.
Some of those who saw its flight say it travelled with a hissing sound.
Other conditions being equal, if one force is hurled against another ten times its size, the result will be the flight of the former.
The houses and the signs of life apparent in the village drove the alarmed birds from the direct line of their flight, toward the mountains, along the sides and near the bases of which they were glancing in dense masses, equally wonderful by the rapidity of their motion and their incredible numbers.
Then we turned our faces once more toward the north and took our flight again at the highest speed of our slowest beast.