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noun

as in flight
travel through the air by the use of wings had never had the slightest fear of flying

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flying

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verb

present participle of fly
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as in working
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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“Flying.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/flying. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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