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Synonyms for flitter

to move (one's arms or wings, for example) up and down

to move quickly, lightly, and irregularly like a bird in flight

to move through the air with or as if with wings

Synonyms for flitter

move back and forth very rapidly

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A day of twists and turns saw the silverware flitter between both sides of Glasgow with Rangers at home to Dunfermline and Celtic at Kilmarnock.
Italy, Spain, and Poland also feature, with Derek Flitter's discussion of Spanish Romanticism particularly welcome, highlighting the value and complexity of a chapter often ignored in Spain's literary history.
In this study, Flitter critically explores the interpretation of history put forth by Spanish intellectuals of the Romantic period.
At the end, perched on a bluff, sits "Dove Cottage," so-named because of the wild doves that flitter around the trees.
Hand wringing too much about the had stuff can definitely make you blind to the good stuff--those spectacular moments that flitter by just perfectly: Your fifth-grader, shouts, "I get it!" You say, "aha!" A parent beams.
MINNESOTA -- Stacey Flitter, Erik Johnson, Todd Leech
With County fans making up at least half of the 505 crowd, Hampton's best of the season, the first goal of the game was greeted in near silence in the 48th minute when former Welsh youth international defender Matt Flitter swept home a loose ball after County failed to clear a corner.
Bill Flitter, Zing's director of advertising, says the company has relied on PennMedia's service for a couple of years now -- but not to the exclusion of all other online efforts.
By Gretchen Flitter * Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 1997.
Christopher has tried to keep a steady course but he has been hampered by Clinton's tendency to flitter between issues like a butterfly."
Flitter argues that the twentieth-century dominant view of Spanish Romanticism as a liberal phenomenon is skewed.
Native Americans accuse these people of being "spiritual nomads," who flitter from one religion to another as an escape from the demands of making a commitment to one religious system.
Oh, to be the mosaicist brought from Byzantium, the one that later centuries would find inferior who worked the flitter around another saint whose name means nothing now.
JPMorgan's compliance department tried to expel Jeffrey Epstein as a client a decade ago, but a top executive intervened to keep him, in part because he was helping recruit other rich clients, The New York Times' Emily Flitter and Jessica Silver-Greenberg report, citing six former senior executives and other bank employees familiar with the matter.