almost everywhere fly is pronounced for flit, consey for consell.
Graceful in form and active in motion, sun-birds flit from flower to flower, feeding on small insects which are attracted by the nectar and on the nectar itself; but this is usually done while perched and rarely on the wing as is the habit of humming-birds.
Gedeon, o "Aecws (Constantinople, 1885); P. Meyer, " Beitrage zur Kenntniss der neueren Geschichte and des gegenwartigen Zustandes der Athoskluster," in Zeitschrift fiir Kirchengeschichte, 1890; Die Haupturkunden flit' die Geschichte der Athoskloster (Leipzig,1894); G.
The fairy could flit around the periphery of the design, or take center stage on the moon itself.
She is the subject of a beautiful poem by Longfellow, "Santa Filomena," and the popular estimate of her character and mission was summed up in a particularly felicitous anagram, Flit on, cheering angel.
flit from one thing to another?
If you tend to flit from one trend to the next and don't love committing to one design for an extended period of time, then stick with comforter sets that won't break the bank.
Thoughts which came of their own accord but seemed totally uninteresting began to flit through his mind.
Not only are Scorpios very accommodating to the Piscean tendency to flit through life, but they are also fairly indulgent of their whims.
People regularly moved house in search of work, and would sometimes do a " moonlight flit " when rent arrears were due.
Fusiliers hover in shoals just off the reef, and butterfly fish flit between the corals.
Blurred snatches of neon illuminations then flit across the screen as the music becomes jagged, bluesy scars.
As dawn broke a few teal started to flit out from all directions although few provided a shot.
I did a quick flit around the classroom, checking on how things were going.
flit boat coming ashore with a 1920s motor car balanced crossways aboard it on two planks!
flit around the room or raise to the ceiling?
Smugglers flit across the long, leaky desert border using ancient wiles and modern technology.
The date will now flit across to the right.
moonlight flit " when rent arrears were due.
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