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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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Yo, every time I look at this section I'm always amazed at how GIANT can pick out the flyest up-and-coming stars.
IRAQ war, gay rights, immigration, Iran, stem cells, yadda yadda: A candidate's stance on these issues may come in second on the road to 2008 as each competes to be the hippest, funkiest, freshest, dopest, flyest G on the ballot.
But I also see the beauty of Talib Kweli's "Africa Dream," where he warns young people to beware of stereotypes through these clever lines: "These cats drink champagne and toast to death and pain/Like slaves on a ship talking about who got the flyest chain.
He said: 'I'm tapping the flyest chick in the world and I'm set.
It took just four months to turn the bottom two floors of the building from thousands of square feet of empty space into "the flyest club in town" - while retaining the spirit which made the former World Headquarters on, Marlborough Crescent so popular.