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flight

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travel through the air by the use of wings
  • for centuries people had been fascinated by the flight of birds

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flight

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the act or an instance of getting free from danger or confinement
  • a work of 19th-century Romanticism depicting the ancient Israelites' flight from Egypt

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The first known use of flight was before the 12th century

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“Flight.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/flight. Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

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