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1. fast-flying

adjective. moving swiftly.

Synonyms

  • flying

Antonyms

  • motionlessness
  • immobile

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Sentences with flying-buttress


1. Noun Phrase
The flying buttress was the distinguishing feature of Gothic architecture.

2. Noun Phrase
The resulting combination of pillar and arch is called a flying buttress.

2. free-flying

adjective. able to fly through the air (as a bird).

3. buttress

noun. ['ˈbʌtrəs'] a support usually of stone or brick; supports the wall of a building.

Synonyms

  • support
  • flying buttress
  • arc-boutant

Antonyms

  • disallow
  • boycott
  • disapproval
  • invalidate

Etymology

  • bouterés (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. buttress

verb. ['ˈbʌtrəs'] reinforce with a buttress.

Synonyms

  • reenforce

Antonyms

  • take
  • inactivity

Etymology

  • bouterés (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. buttress

verb. ['ˈbʌtrəs'] make stronger or defensible.

Synonyms

  • beef up
  • fortify

Antonyms

  • negate
  • disprove
  • disapprove

Etymology

  • bouterés (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. flying

adjective. ['ˈflaɪɪŋ'] moving swiftly.

Synonyms

  • fast-flying

Antonyms

  • dematerialize
  • dematerialise

Etymology

  • -ing (English)
  • -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fly (English)
  • flien (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. flying

noun. ['ˈflaɪɪŋ'] an instance of traveling by air.

Synonyms

  • glide
  • blind flying
  • sortie
  • aviation
  • sailing
  • acrobatics
  • soaring
  • aerobatics
  • ballooning
  • pass
  • terrain flight
  • air
  • stunt flying
  • maiden flight
  • stunting
  • flight
  • sailplaning
  • flypast
  • gliding
  • blind landing
  • overflight
  • air travel
  • low level flight
  • flyover
  • solo

Antonyms

  • survive
  • forbid
  • invalidate
  • disapprove

Etymology

  • -ing (English)
  • -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fly (English)
  • flien (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. flying

adjective. ['ˈflaɪɪŋ'] hurried and brief.

Synonyms

  • hurried
  • quick

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • low
  • keep down

Etymology

  • -ing (English)
  • -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fly (English)
  • flien (Middle English (1100-1500))
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