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Synonyms for fly

take wing

jet

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  • jet
  • travel by plane
  • go by air
  • travel in an aircraft

airlift

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  • airlift
  • send by plane
  • take by plane
  • take in an aircraft

flutter

pass swiftly

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leave

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fly at someone

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let fly

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fly in the ointment

cunning

Synonyms for fly

to move through the air with or as if with wings

to move or cause to move about while being fixed at one edge

to pass quickly and lightly through the air

to break loose and leave suddenly, as from confinement or from a difficult or threatening situation

to react explosively or suddenly

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Synonyms for fly

flap consisting of a piece of canvas that can be drawn back to provide entrance to a tent

an opening in a garment that is closed by a zipper or by buttons concealed under a fold of cloth

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fisherman's lure consisting of a fishhook decorated to look like an insect

travel through the air

move quickly or suddenly

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transport by aeroplane

cause to fly or float

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be dispersed or disseminated

change quickly from one emotional state to another

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travel in an airplane

display in the air or cause to float

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travel over (an area of land or sea) in an aircraft

hit a fly

decrease rapidly and disappear

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It's a way of managing the fly population at the adult level by limiting its ability to reproduce," Geden says.
A fruit fly completes its entire life cycle in just eight to 10 days.
The altered female flies lunged like males, regardless of the sex of the fly they fought.
Helicopter pilot Dave Cox waits for an order to fly during the Day Fire in the Los Padres National Forest.
Bold colors and a single fly became the major creative elements of the campaign.
Neither of the mutant DJ-1 fly strains will probably make an ideal model for PD, according to Moore, became the flies don't suffer from the neurodegeneration seen in humans with DJ-1 mutations.
With the FLY pentop computer, we started with paper and ended up with a computer.
I share with you the excitement of being able to fly combat missions in Afghanistan and Iraq with these UAVs from Nellis, which is exactly what we're doing--from Nellis and Indian Springs.
For Campylobacter detection, each fly was macerated in a sterile mortar, suspended in 2 mL of 0.
They include fly, moth, wasp and cockroach killers.
Myrlene Hamilton in All I Need to Know About Ministry I Learned from Fly Fishing (Judson), "everyone wants to be the fly dancing in the surface film, making fish drool and onlookers turn green.
Most dropped fly balls are due to errors of omission rather than commission
Fly ash, a silica and alumina residue collected from the chimneys of coal-fired power plants and incinerators, is both a waste product and a promising low-cost filler for plastics.