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scur

To move hastily; to scour. Obs. or Prov. Eng. Halliwell.

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supersonically

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seraph

  • noun an angel of the first order; usually portrayed as the winged head of a child

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thitherward

To ward that place; in that direction.
They shall ask the way to Zion, with their faces thitherward. Jer. l. 5.

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bleriot

  • noun French aviator who in 1909 made the first flight across the English Channel (1872-1936)
    Louis Bleriot.

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skywards

  • adverb toward the sky
    skyward.
    • look skywards!

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spitfire

  • noun a highly emotional and quick-tempered person (especially a girl or woman)

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corncrake

  • noun common Eurasian rail that frequents grain fields
    Crex crex; land rail.

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harmlessly

  • adverb in a harmless manner
    • this is a harmlessly childish game

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spittle

  • noun a clear liquid secreted into the mouth by the salivary glands and mucous glands of the mouth; moistens the mouth and starts the digestion of starches
    saliva; spit.

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kite

  • noun a bank check that has been fraudulently altered to increase its face value
  • noun a bank check drawn on insufficient funds at another bank in order to take advantage of the float

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warplane

  • noun an aircraft designed and used for combat
    military plane.

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headfirst

  • adjective satellite with the head foremost
    headlong.
    • a headfirst plunge down the stairs
    • a headlong dive into the pool
  • adverb with the head foremost
    headlong.
    • the runner slid headlong into third base

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copters

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nonstop

  • noun a flight made without intermediate stops between source and destination
    nonstop flight.
    • how many nonstops are there to Dallas?
  • adjective satellite (of a journey especially a flight) occurring without stops
    • a nonstop flight to Atlanta

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ankus

  • noun an elephant goad with a sharp spike and a hook

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career

  • noun the particular occupation for which you are trained
    vocation; calling.
  • noun the general progression of your working or professional life
    life history.
    • the general had had a distinguished career
    • he had a long career in the law

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seagull

  • noun mostly white aquatic bird having long pointed wings and short legs
    sea gull; gull.

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skyward

  • adjective satellite directed toward heaven or the sky
    heavenward.
    • the soul in its heavenward flight
  • adverb toward the sky
    skywards.
    • look skywards!

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cockchafer

  • noun any of various large European beetles destructive to vegetation as both larvae and adult
    Melolontha melolontha; May beetle; May bug.

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caw

  • noun the sound made by corvine birds
  • verb utter a cry, characteristic of crows, rooks, or ravens

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peewit

  • noun large crested Old World plover having wattles and spurs
    lapwing; green plover; pewit.
  • noun small olive-colored woodland flycatchers of eastern North America
    pewit; peewee; Contopus virens; pewee; wood pewee.

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heavenwards

  • adverb toward heaven
    heavenward; heavenwardly.
    • he pointed heavenward

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gunships

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sortie

  • noun a military action in which besieged troops burst forth from their position
    sally.
  • noun (military) an operational flight by a single aircraft (as in a military operation)

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copter

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squawk

  • noun the noise of squawking
    • she awoke to the squawk of chickens
    • the squawk of car horns
  • noun informal terms for objecting
    gripe; beef; kick; bitch.
    • I have a gripe about the service here

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aircrew

  • noun the crew of an aircraft
    air crew.

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erratically

  • adverb in an erratic unpredictable manner
    unpredictably.
    • economic changes are proceeding erratically

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hellcat

  • noun a malicious woman with a fierce temper
    vixen; harpy.

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unerringly

  • adverb without making errors
    • he unerringly fixed things for us

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magoo

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sopwith

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pennon

  • noun a long flag; often tapering
    streamer; waft; pennant.
  • noun wing of a bird
    pinion.

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wellington

  • noun British general and statesman; he defeated Napoleon at Waterloo; subsequently served as Prime Minister (1769-1852)
    First Duke of Wellington; Iron Duke; Duke of Wellington; Arthur Wellesley.
  • noun the capital of New Zealand
    capital of New Zealand.

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splinters

  • noun wood in small pieces or splinters
    matchwood.
    • the vessel was beaten to matchwood on the rocks
  • noun a small thin sharp bit or wood or glass or metal
    splinter; sliver.
    • he got a splinter in his finger
    • it broke into slivers

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crazily

  • adverb in an insane manner
    insanely; madly; dementedly.
    • she behaved insanely
    • he behaves crazily when he is off his medication
    • the witch cackled madly
    • screaming dementedly

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biplane

  • noun old fashioned airplane; has two wings one above the other

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hijack

  • noun seizure of a vehicle in transit either to rob it or divert it to an alternate destination
    highjack.
  • verb take arbitrarily or by force
    commandeer; highjack; pirate.
    • The Cubans commandeered the plane and flew it to Miami

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overhead

  • noun the expense of maintaining property (e.g., paying property taxes and utilities and insurance); it does not include depreciation or the cost of financing or income taxes
    operating cost; operating expense; budget items.
  • noun (computer science) the processing time required by a device prior to the execution of a command
    command processing overhead time; command processing overhead; command overhead.

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barnstormer

  • noun an actor who travels around the country presenting plays
    playactor; play-actor; trouper.
  • noun a pilot who travels around the country giving exhibits of stunt flying and parachuting
    stunt flier; stunt pilot.

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heavenward

  • adjective satellite directed toward heaven or the sky
    skyward.
    • the soul in its heavenward flight
  • adverb toward heaven
    heavenwardly; heavenwards.
    • he pointed heavenward

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macaw

  • noun long-tailed brilliantly colored parrot of Central America and South America; among the largest and showiest of parrots

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antisubmarine

  • adjective satellite defensive against enemy submarines

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gunship

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glider

  • noun aircraft supported only by the dynamic action of air against its surfaces
    sailplane.

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parakeet

  • noun any of numerous small slender long-tailed parrots
    paraquet; parrakeet; paroquet; parroket; parroquet.

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upwind

  • adjective satellite towards the side exposed to wind
    weather.
  • adverb toward the wind
    leeward.
    • they were sailing leeward

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earhart

  • noun first woman aviator to fly solo nonstop across the Atlantic (1928); while attempting to fly around the world she disappeared over the Pacific (1898-1937)
    Amelia Earhart.

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clamorously

  • adverb in manner that attracts attention
    obstreperously; loudly.
    • obstreperously, he demanded to get service

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lindbergh

  • noun United States aviator who in 1927 made the first solo nonstop flight across the Atlantic Ocean (1902-1974)
    Charles Augustus Lindbergh; Charles Lindbergh; Charles A. Lindbergh; Lucky Lindy.

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airliner

  • noun a commercial airplane that carries passengers

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spark

  • noun a momentary flash of light
    glint; flicker.
  • noun merriment expressed by a brightness or gleam or animation of countenance
    sparkle; light; twinkle.
    • he had a sparkle in his eye
    • there's a perpetual twinkle in his eyes

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uneventfully

  • adverb in an uneventful manner
    • the space shuttle landed uneventfully

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hornbill

  • noun bird of tropical Africa and Asia having a very large bill surmounted by a bony protuberance; related to kingfishers

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whiz

  • noun someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
    mavin; champion; ace; genius; wizard; sensation; virtuoso; maven; adept; superstar; hotshot; star; whizz; wiz.
  • noun a buzzing or hissing sound as of something traveling rapidly through the air
    • he heard the whiz of bullets near his head

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twitter

  • noun a series of chirps
    chirrup.
  • verb make high-pitched sounds, as of birds
    chitter.

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cannonball

  • noun a solid projectile that in former times was fired from a cannon
    cannon ball; round shot.

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paroquet

  • noun any of numerous small slender long-tailed parrots
    paraquet; parrakeet; parroket; parakeet; parroquet.

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soundlessly

  • adverb without a sound
    noiselessly.
    • he stood up soundlessly and speechlessly and glided across the hallway and through a door

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gaberdine

  • noun a loose coverall (coat or frock) reaching down to the ankles
    gabardine; smock; dust coat; duster.

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noisily

  • adverb with much noise or loud and unpleasant sound
    • he blew his nose noisily

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pelican

  • noun large long-winged warm-water seabird having a large bill with a distensible pouch for fish

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unescorted

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seagull

  • noun mostly white aquatic bird having long pointed wings and short legs
    sea gull; gull.

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wildly

  • adverb to an extreme or greatly exaggerated degree
    • the storyline is wildly unrealistic
  • adverb in an uncontrolled or unrestrained manner
    • He gesticulated wildly

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icarus

  • noun (Greek mythology) son of Daedalus; while escaping from Crete with his father (using the wings Daedalus had made) he flew too close to the sun and the wax melted and he fell into the Aegean and drowned

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shrieking

  • noun sharp piercing cry
    screaming; screech; screeching; shriek; scream.
    • her screaming attracted the neighbors
  • noun a high-pitched noise resembling a human cry
    shriek; screech; screeching; screaming; scream.
    • he ducked at the screechings of shells
    • he heard the scream of the brakes

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flamingo

  • noun large pink to scarlet web-footed wading bird with down-bent bill; inhabits brackish lakes

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swiftly

  • adverb in a swift manner
    fleetly.
    • she moved swiftly

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snowball

  • noun plant having heads of fragrant white trumpet-shaped flowers; grows in sandy arid regions
    sweet sand verbena; Abronia elliptica.
  • noun ball of ice cream covered with coconut and usually chocolate sauce

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cockatoo

  • noun white or light-colored crested parrot of the Australian region; often kept as cage birds

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backwards

  • adverb at or to or toward the back or rear
    rearward; rearwards; backward; back.
    • he moved back
    • tripped when he stepped backward
    • she looked rearward out the window of the car
  • adverb in a manner or order or direction the reverse of normal
    backward.
    • it's easy to get the `i' and the `e' backward in words like `seize' and `siege'
    • the child put her jersey on backward

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magpie

  • noun long-tailed black-and-white crow that utters a raucous chattering call
  • noun someone who collects things that have been discarded by others
    scavenger; pack rat.

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lazily

  • adverb in a slow and lazy manner
    • I watched the blue smoke drift lazily away on the still air
  • adverb in an idle manner
    idly.
    • this is what I always imagined myself doing in the south of France, sitting idly, drinking coffee, watching the people

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hijacker

  • noun a holdup man who stops a vehicle and steals from it
    road agent; highwayman; highjacker.
  • noun someone who uses force to take over a vehicle (especially an airplane) in order to reach an alternative destination
    highjacker.

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noiselessly

  • adverb without a sound
    soundlessly.
    • he stood up soundlessly and speechlessly and glided across the hallway and through a door

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wingman

  • noun the pilot who positions his aircraft outside and behind (on the wing of) the leader of a flying formation

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airplane

  • noun an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets
    plane; aeroplane.
    • the flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane

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hither

  • adverb to this place (especially toward the speaker)
    here.
    • come here, please

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glowworm

  • noun the luminous larva or wingless grub-like female of a firefly

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effortlessly

  • adverb without effort or apparent effort
    • she danced gracefully and effortlessly
    • swallows gliding effortlessly through the air

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magpie

  • noun long-tailed black-and-white crow that utters a raucous chattering call
  • noun someone who collects things that have been discarded by others
    scavenger; pack rat.

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swift

  • noun United States meat-packer who began the use of refrigerated railroad cars (1839-1903)
    Gustavus Franklin Swift.
  • noun an English satirist born in Ireland (1667-1745)
    Jonathan Swift; Dean Swift.

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tomtit

  • noun widely distributed European titmouse with bright cobalt blue wings and tail and crown of the head
    Parus caeruleus; blue tit.

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screeching

  • noun a high-pitched noise resembling a human cry
    shriek; screech; screaming; scream; shrieking.
    • he ducked at the screechings of shells
    • he heard the scream of the brakes
  • noun sharp piercing cry
    screaming; screech; shriek; scream; shrieking.
    • her screaming attracted the neighbors

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helicopter

  • noun an aircraft without wings that obtains its lift from the rotation of overhead blades
    eggbeater; whirlybird; chopper.

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seaplane

  • noun an airplane that can land on or take off from water
    hydroplane.
    • the designer of marine aircraft demonstrated his newest hydroplane
  • verb glide on the water in a hydroplane
    hydroplane.

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raven

  • noun large black bird with a straight bill and long wedge-shaped tail
    Corvus corax.
  • verb obtain or seize by violence

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madly

  • adverb in an uncontrolled manner
    frantically.
    • she fought back madly
  • adverb in an insane manner
    insanely; crazily; dementedly.
    • she behaved insanely
    • he behaves crazily when he is off his medication
    • the witch cackled madly
    • screaming dementedly

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egret

  • noun any of various usually white herons having long plumes during breeding season

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aloft

  • adverb at or on or to the masthead or upper rigging of a ship
    • climbed aloft to unfurl the sail
  • adverb upward
    • the good news sent her spirits aloft

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tricolour

  • noun a flag having three colored stripes (especially the French flag)
    tricolor.

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fly

  • noun two-winged insects characterized by active flight
  • noun flap consisting of a piece of canvas that can be drawn back to provide entrance to a tent
    rainfly; tent flap; fly sheet; tent-fly.

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yeager

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nimbly

  • adverb in a nimble or agile manner; with quickness and lightness and ease
    agilely.
    • nimbly scaling an iron gate"- Charles Dickens
    • leaped agilely from roof to roof

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pennant

  • noun the award given to the champion
    crown.
  • noun a flag longer than it is wide (and often tapering)

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downwind

  • adjective satellite towards the side away from the wind
    lee.
  • adverb with the wind; in the direction the wind is blowing
    • they flew downwind

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chopper

  • noun a grounder that bounces high in the air
    chop.
  • noun informal terms for a human `tooth'
    pearly.

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protectively

  • adverb in a protective manner
    • he bent protectively over the woman

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seraph

  • noun an angel of the first order; usually portrayed as the winged head of a child

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distractedly

  • adverb in a distracted manner
    • `Come in,' he said distractedly

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mustang

  • noun small hardy range horse of the western plains descended from horses brought by the Spanish

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condor

  • noun the largest flying birds in the western hemisphere

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honk

  • noun the cry of a goose (or any sound resembling this)
  • verb make a loud noise
    beep; toot; claxon; blare.
    • The horns of the taxis blared

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kingfisher

  • noun nonpasserine large-headed bird with a short tail and long sharp bill; usually crested and bright-colored; feed mostly on fish

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ponderously

  • adverb in an uninterestingly ponderous manner
    • the play was staged with ponderously realistic sets
  • adverb in a heavy ponderous manner
    • he moves ponderously

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bluebottle

  • noun an annual Eurasian plant cultivated in North America having showy heads of blue or purple or pink or white flowers
    cornflower; bachelor's button; Centaurea cyanus.
  • noun blowfly with iridescent blue body; makes a loud buzzing noise in flight
    Calliphora vicina.

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headlong

  • adjective satellite excessively quick
    hasty.
    • made a hasty exit
    • a headlong rush to sell
  • adjective satellite with the head foremost
    headfirst.
    • a headfirst plunge down the stairs
    • a headlong dive into the pool

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aviator

  • noun someone who operates an aircraft
    flier; flyer; aeronaut; airman.

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dizzily

  • adverb in a giddy light-headed manner
    light-headedly; giddily.
    • he walked around dizzily

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coruscation

  • noun the occurrence of a small flash or spark
    sparkle; glitter.
  • noun a sudden or striking display of brilliance
    • coruscations of great wit

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croaking

  • noun a harsh hoarse utterance (as of a frog)
    croak.
  • verb pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life
    decease; give-up the ghost; pop off; perish; die; buy the farm; snuff it; choke; drop dead; pass away; expire; exit; croak; pass; go; kick the bucket; conk; cash in one's chips.
    • She died from cancer
    • The children perished in the fire
    • The patient went peacefully
    • The old guy kicked the bucket at the age of 102

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