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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of flit.

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Examples

  • The name flitted through his mind like a scrap of paper in a high wind, but mentally he reached out and grasped it.

    Anything You Can Do ...

  • As the word flitted through her brain she remembered that she had still to put the finishing touches to the paper she was to read the next afternoon at the meeting of the Higher Thought Club.

    The Pretext

  • As the word flitted through her brain she remembered that she had still to put the finishing touches to the paper she was to read the next afternoon at the meeting of the

    The Hermit and the Wild Woman

  • The lights flitted from the lower to the upper floors in both houses, and then disappeared somewhere between nine and ten in the evening; and after that, not a sign of life did either tenement show.

    The Experiences of Loveday Brooke, Lady Detective

  • The name flitted past, and I was glad I had recognised

    Memoirs of My Dead Life

  • Then a flush, which seemed to make him look older than the whiteness; and then, with a shrill, feeble cry of "Victoire, ma belle!" he tottered toward me so hastily that I thought he must have fallen, but, like a vision, a little figure flitted from the French window of the drawing room, and in a moment my great-grandmother was supporting him, and soothing him with gentle words in French.

    Six to Sixteen: A Story for Girls

  • I saw the novel just a few weeks ago -- didn't buy it -- and the author's name flitted right out of my skull by the time I hit the checkout counter.

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • A bleak expression flitted through her black eyes.

    No Mercy

  • A half mournful, half dreamy expression flitted now and then over his face, and the face itself was paler and looked thinner.

    A Desperate Character

  • Once or twice during this opening speech an amused expression flitted across

    Almayer's Folly

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