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wing

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a group of people acting together within a larger group
  • the conservative wing of the party

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wing

verb

Synonyms of wing (Entry 2 of 2)

to move through the air with or as if with outstretched wings
  • watched the flocks of birds as they winged southward for the winter

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The first known use of wing was in the 12th century

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“Wing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/wing. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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