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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

References in periodicals archive ?
75lb rainbow and a brace of 2lb fish when he boat fished and used an orange gold head fly.
5lb brace, Mick Smith's 3lb and 2lb rainbows fell for lures, Pete Richards caught two on a gold head fly and John Lloyd used a Montana nymph for his two fish.
Les Cope used a black gold head fly for his three-fish 12lb bag; Joe Cappinini went away with four rainbows weighing 15lb; Dave Cullum's three added up to 13.
25lb when he used a gold head fly while a Montana nymph put three fish over 6lb apiece into Jason Thomas' bag and brought John Stevens three rainbows weighing 16lb.
Dennis Jones, from Rogiet, with the 38lb 7oz pike caught at Woodstock Pond AROUND THE FISHERIES Shimano Big Fish 01792 796584 DANNY Hall tied on an olive gold head fly and caught the week''s best rainbow weighing just over 13lb and he added two more trout for a 26.