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flown

verb
past participle of fly

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1 to move through the air with or as if with outstretched wings
  • the Wright brothers realized mankind's age-old wish to fly

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4 to hasten away from something dangerous or frightening
  • no one in the movies ever thinks to fly from the ax murderer and immediately call the police

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5 to cease to be visible
  • the morning mist had flown, and a sparkling sea lay before us

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6 to withstand scrutiny and gain acceptance or approval
  • the familiar "Because I said so!" is a reason that won't fly with most teenagers

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The first known use of flown was in 1626

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“Flown.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/flown. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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