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

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Examples

  • His gaze softened as a knowing expression flittered over his face.

    Secrets Never Told

  • Ten went bankrupt or became broke, several were involved in financial scandals, two died in duels, one became a shattered drunkard, two "flittered" with treason, one was expelled from the Senate, one went mad, others quarreled bitterly among themselves about politics and interpreting the document they created, and most switched political sides for convenience in their subsequent quests for office.

    Reviewing Ferdinand Lundberg's "Cracks in the Constitution"

  • She quenched the thought as soon as it flittered through her mind, but not fast enough.

    Crimson Wind

  • Jagged impressions of brightly shining lights, like broken sunbeams gone horribly wrong, they flittered through his mind.

    Healing the Highlander

  • She flittered into the crowd, leaving me and the seal to stare at each other.

    Brush of Darkness

  • Within the giant hedge that encircled the island, butterflies flittered about, and the hum of bees filled the air.

    End of Time

  • Worried confusion flittered across the faces of the two foods . . . um, girls . . . young women.

    Crossed

  • Elizabeth stared at herself in the mirror as her ladies flittered about twisting her hair into elaborate braids and adorning her with jewellery.

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  • Fifteen feet to that winged pest that flittered still above me in comparable storm.

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  • All the while, his gaze flittered between her lips and her breasts.

    Ecstasy in Darkness

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