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fly

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1 to move through the air with or as if with outstretched wings
  • the Wright brothers realized mankindʼs age-old wish to fly
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2 to get free from a dangerous or confining situation
  • you must fly to safety immediately
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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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