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fly (n):
(baseball) a hit that flies up in the air
fly (n):
two-winged insects characterized by active flight
fly (n):
flap consisting of a piece of canvas that can be drawn back to provide entrance to a tent
fly (n):
an opening in a garment that is closed by a zipper or by buttons concealed under a fold of cloth
fly (n):
fisherman's lure consisting of a fishhook decorated to look like an insect
fly (v):
decrease rapidly and disappear
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the money vanished in las Vegas.
all my stock assets have vaporized
fly (v):
change quickly from one emotional state to another
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fly into a rage
fly (v):
hit a fly
fly (v):
transport by aeroplane
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We fly flowers from the Caribbean to North America
fly (v):
be dispersed or disseminated
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Rumors and accusations are flying
fly (v):
travel in an airplane
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she is flying to Cincinnati tonight.
Are we driving or flying?
fly (v):
move quickly or suddenly
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He flew about the place
fly (v):
travel over (an area of land or sea) in an aircraft
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Lindbergh was the first to fly the Atlantic
fly (v):
cause to fly or float
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fly a kite
fly (v):
display in the air or cause to float
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fly a kite.
All nations fly their flags in front of the U.N.
fly (v):
travel through the air; be airborne
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Man cannot fly
Related Words: wing
fly (v):
operate an airplane
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The pilot flew to Cuba
Related Words: aviatepilot
fly (v):
pass away rapidly
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Time flies like an arrow.
Time fleeing beneath him
fly (v):
run away quickly
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He threw down his gun and fled
Related Word: flee
fly (s):
(British informal) not to be deceived or hoodwinked
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There is one law for the rich, and another for the poor

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When the law is unjust and does not treat people fairly, but considers their wealth and status before deciding to help them


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