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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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As has happened several times-the PSA catastrophe over San Diego in 1978 comes to mind-those relatively unsupervised private pilots can fly into you even when they're sober.
In Khanewal, two hot spot of white fly, eight hot spots of Jassid, Thrips (1), and armyworm (2) were reported.
Lo and behold, they were all out on loan and there was no fly tying books.
Fly ash has varying qualities, depending on the burning process and the coal source.
The government granted Terrafugia's request to use special tires and glass that are lighter than normal automotive ones, to make it easier for the vehicle to fly.
Imagine looking at a floating fly line lying on the ocean's surface.
Among the fruit fly, the peach fruit fly, Bactrocera zonata (Saunders) (Diptera: Tephritidae) is the most abundant and serious pest of fruit orchards in the world.
They do not have a specific preference area that they always congregate to unlike some other fly species.
"BBAM remains committed and focused on creating value for FLY's stakeholders.
To film fruit fly flight required years of refining a 3-D video monitoring setup.
The fly reportedly continued to court the ball of wax for about 15 minutes even after the laser was shut down.
Entomologist Chris Geden in the Mosquito and Fly Research Unit at CMAVE partnered with scientists at the University of Florida (UF) and Aarhus University in Denmark to study the distribution and host range of the virus as well as the effectiveness of different application methods.
was afraid to fly, and that another 12.6% of adults experienced anxiety when they fly.
Some reports suggest that Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni wanted to fly an F- 16 but was denied the privilege.