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fluttering

verb
present participle of flutter

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1 to make an irregular series of quick, sudden movements
  • a lonely butterfly fluttering across the lawn

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2 to move or cause to move with a striking motion
  • fluttered my eyelashes as I struck up a conversation with the new guy at work

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The first known use of fluttering was in the 14th century

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“Fluttering.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/fluttering. Accessed 19 January 2020.

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