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fluttering


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  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  fluttering 
  adj  1:  moving  rapidly  and  lightly  to  and  fro  as  of  or  with  wings; 
  "fluttering  birds";  "the  flittering  wings  of  a 
  fledgling"  [syn:  {flittering}] 
  2:  streaming  or  flapping  or  spreading  wide  as  if  in  a  current 
  of  air;  "ran  quickly,  her  flaring  coat  behind  her";  "a 
  fluttering  scarf";  "flying  banners";  "flags  waving  in  the 
  breeze"  [syn:  {aflare},  {flaring},  {flying},  {waving}] 
  3:  having  a  slight  and  rapid  trembling  motion;  "a  fluttering 
  heartbeat";  "palpitant  movements  rather  than  violent 
  eruptions";  "my  palpitating  heart"  [syn:  {palpitant},  {palpitating}] 
  n  :  the  motion  made  by  flapping  up  and  down  [syn:  {flap},  {flapping}, 
  {flopping},  {flutter}] 




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