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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: - moving swiftly; "fast-flying planes"; "played the difficult passage with flying fingers"
moving - in motion; "a constantly moving crowd"; "the moving parts of the machine"
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THE next morning the youth discovered that his tall comrade had been the fast-flying messen- ger of a mistake.
The blast went by, and the moon contended with the fast-flying clouds, and the wild disorder reigning up there made the pitiful little tumults in the streets of no account.
* "The fast-flying Cooper's hawks are regularly seen in the area, smaller in size than the more commonly found red-tailed hawks." We'd eliminate "in size." What else would they be smaller in?
Another theory speculates that the constant tail dipping is a ruse to provoke a potential predator into launching an attack, only for the quite fast-flying wagtail to make a heroic escape.
Alexie Wolfe, 10 years old and weighing in at 79 pounds, has quick steps and fast-flying punches that have earned her the nickname "Happy Feet" in the boxing ring.
Growing up in southeast Kansas, it was not uncommon to encounter the fast-flying, elusive dove.
In a game of magical quidditch, two teams play against each other while flying on broomsticks to score the most points and catch the snitch, a small, light, fast-flying, difficult-to-spot ball.
A high- and fast-flying dogfighter like the F-22 or a multi-role attack plane and dogfighter like the F-35?
Whereas the Byreman is, first and foremost, a sportsman who takes a playful interest in slowmoving animals with four legs and fast-flying balls that get lost in the rough, Bill is a punter who will bet a quid on anything.
While studying this star, the researchers were surprised to find a pancake-shaped disk surrounding it, instead of the usual fast-flying gas being ejected along the poles.
A fast-flying bird may miss most of the shot in the column because of this.
The Florida outdoorsman can say the same for fast-flying ducks and high-leaping sail fish.