Flittingly
Flittingly \Flit"ting*ly\, adv. In a flitting manner. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • flittingly — flit·ting·ly …   English syllables

  • flittingly — adverb see flitting II …   Useful english dictionary

  • flit — flittingly, adv. /flit/, v., flitted, flitting, n. v.i. 1. to move lightly and swiftly; fly, dart, or skim along: bees flitting from flower to flower. 2. to flutter, as a bird. 3. to pass quickly, as time: hours flitting by. 4. Chiefly Scot. and… …   Universalium

  • briefly — Synonyms and related words: accurately, aphoristically, bluntly, brusquely, compendiously, concisely, crisply, curtly, economically, exactly, fleetingly, flickeringly, flittingly, for a moment, hastily, hurriedly, in a capsule, in a nutshell, in… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • momentarily — Synonyms and related words: briefly, fleetingly, flickeringly, flittingly, for a moment, immediately, in an instant, instantaneously, instanter, instantly, just now, just then, momentaneously, momently, on the dot, on the instant, on the nail, on …   Moby Thesaurus

  • quickly — Synonyms and related words: PDQ, agilely, amain, animatedly, anxiously, apace, at flank speed, at once, at the double, avidly, breathlessly, briefly, by forced marches, cursorily, decisively, directly, double quick, eagerly, enthusiastically,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • shortly — Synonyms and related words: abruptly, after a while, anon, aphoristically, bearishly, before long, betimes, bluffly, bluntly, boorishly, brashly, briefly, brusquely, by and by, cavalierly, churlishly, compendiously, concisely, crisply, crustily,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • swiftly — Synonyms and related words: PDQ, abruptly, agilely, amain, apace, at flank speed, at once, briefly, briskly, by forced marches, cursorily, decisively, directly, double quick, expeditiously, fast, feverishly, flat out, fleetingly, flickeringly,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • lightly — adv 1. slightly, a little bit, (in prescriptions) leviter; gently, kissingly, softly; gingerly, carefully, timidly. 2. cheerfully, gaily, sunnily, brightly, blithely, optimistically, positively; buoyantly, breezily, carefreely, debonairly;… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • temporarily — adj 1. fleetingly, flittingly, flicker ingly, transiently; quickly, swiftly; briefly, shortly, for the moment, for the minute, for a short time; momentarily, for a while, for a little while, for a short spate. 2. for the meantime, in the interim …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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