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verb [intransitive]     flit pronunciation in British English
/flɪt/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyflit
he/she/itflits
present participleflitting
past tenseflitted
past participleflitted
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  1. 1
    to move quickly from one place to another without stopping long

    She has flitted from one country to another seeking asylum.

    Birds flitted across the grass.

  2. 2
    to appear for a very short time

    The ghost of a smile flitted across her features.

 
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