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flit

Noun

1 a sudden quick movement [syn: dart]
2 a secret move (to avoid paying debts); "they did a moonlight flit" v : move along rapidly and lightly; skim or dart [syn: flutter, fleet, dart] [also: flitting, flitted]flitting See flit

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Verb

flitting
  1. present participle of flit

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

adrift, afloat, airborne, alternating, amorphous, brittle, capricious, changeable, changeful, circumforaneous, corruptible, deciduous, desultory, deviable, discursive, divagatory, dizzy, drifting, dying, eccentric, ephemeral, errant, erratic, evanescent, fading, fast and loose, fickle, fitful, fleeting, flickering, flighty, floating, fluctuating, fluttering, fly-by-night, flying, footloose, footloose and fancy-free, fragile, frail, freakish, fugacious, fugitive, gadding, giddy, gliding, gypsy-like, gypsyish, hovering, impermanent, impetuous, impulsive, inconsistent, inconstant, indecisive, infirm, insubstantial, irregular, irresolute, irresponsible, jet-propelled, landloping, mazy, meandering, mercurial, migrational, migratory, momentary, moody, mortal, mutable, nomad, nomadic, nondurable, nonpermanent, passing, perishable, rambling, ranging, restless, roaming, rocket-propelled, roving, scatterbrained, shapeless, shifting, shifty, short-lived, shuffling, spasmodic, spineless, straggling, straying, strolling, temporal, temporary, traipsing, transient, transitive, transitory, transmigratory, unaccountable, uncertain, uncontrolled, undependable, undisciplined, undurable, unenduring, unfixed, unpredictable, unreliable, unrestrained, unsettled, unstable, unstable as water, unstaid, unsteadfast, unsteady, vacillating, vagabond, vagrant, variable, vicissitudinary, vicissitudinous, volant, volatile, volitant, wandering, wanton, wavering, wavery, wavy, wayward, whimsical, winging, wishy-washy
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