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Synonyms for fast-flying

moving swiftly


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From the classic muckraking era of the late 1800s to the fast-flying rhetoric surrounding the Affordable Care Act, the book shows how the best editorial cartoons reflected the opinions of the times for more than 100 years.
Ships have been unable to locate several "suspicious" objects spotted by satellites in grainy images or by fast-flying aircraft over a vast search area.
With fast-flying dart action and flexing bow arms, it blends blaster action with crossbow precision.
After observing at Weldon, Richardson extrapolated his albatross soaring model to fast-flying gliders, factoring in their mass, lift, drag, and a few other factors specific to planes rather than birds.
Crystal's vocal turn serves the story's thematic intentions perfectly, amply conveying Mike's brains, resourcefulness and winner's spirit; although his fast-flying patter has been appreciably reined in here, it now registers, quite poignantly, as an expression of resilience in the face of so much abuse.
It should be recorded from fast-flying objects over a longer period in the measurement campaign high-resolution images, so that the published specifications must be met absolutely.
The fast-flying birds afforded advantages for great buying or selling opportunities.
Witnesses say they caught a glimpse of a fast-flying object, headed westward, at 8pm PST (4am GMT) on Friday night.
It is difficult for a fast-flying jet to use cannon fire to kill an aircraft like the Predator, which is propeller-driven and normally cruises at less than 100 miles per hour.
He said it was routine for fast-flying jets to cross borders for a short distance and that an investigation would determine whether the F-4 fighter was brought down in Turkish airspace.
The chameleon's tongue has a sticky, suction cup-like tip that is perfect for snagging fast-flying insects.
The fact that the bright coloration occurs in a variety of fast-flying insects supports this hypothesis.