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  Words related to flutter

Related / Similar Words: waver, flicker, flap, flapping, fluttering, disturbance, disruption, commotion, stir, hurly burly, to-do, hoo-ha, hoo-hah, kerfuffle, bat, flitter, quiver, palpitate, flit, fleet, dart

 

Definition:
  • the act of moving back and forth;
  • the motion made by flapping up and down;
  • a disorderly outburst or tumult; "they were amazed by the furious disturbance they had caused";
  • abnormally rapid beating of the auricles of the heart (especially in a regular rhythm); can result in heart block;
  • wink briefly; "bat one''s eyelids";
  • move back and forth very rapidly; "the candle flickered";
  • beat rapidly; "His heart palpitated";
  • move along rapidly and lightly; skim or dart;

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    Hyponyms: convulsion, turmoil, upheaval, earthquake, incident, storm, tempest, storm center, storm centre, tumult, tumultuousness, uproar, garboil, butterfly

     

    Grouped Verbs: palpitate

     

    Derivational Morphology: flicker, waver, flitter, quiver, flit, fleet, dart, falter, fluctuate, vacillate, weave, beat, flap, roll, undulate, wave, palpitate, flapping, fluttering, palpitation

     

    Anagrams: truffle, fretful

     

     
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