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1. fly

verb. ['ˈflaɪ'] travel through the air; be airborne.

Synonyms

  • move
  • travel
  • flight
  • hover
  • soar
  • buzz
  • go
  • locomote
  • fly on
  • wing

Antonyms

  • bottom out
  • top out
  • miss
  • defend

Etymology

  • flien (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fleogan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Tsetse Fly

  • adl-tabatabai
  • dwi
  • oversupply
  • standby
  • semidry
  • resupply
  • private-eye
  • misapply
  • isty
  • drip-dry
  • cspi
  • whereby
  • underly
  • underlie
  • overfly
  • mistry
  • mcfly
  • lxi
  • drive-by
  • comply
  • versailles
  • thereby
  • switaj
  • supply
  • sundai
  • sri
  • shanghai
  • sci
  • retry
  • reply

Sentences with tsetse-fly


1. Noun Phrase
These organisms are carried by the tsetse fly** and transmitted to humans via tsetse fly bites.

2. fly

verb. ['ˈflaɪ'] move quickly or suddenly.

Antonyms

  • unskillfulness

Etymology

  • flien (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fleogan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. fly

verb. ['ˈflaɪ'] operate an airplane.

Synonyms

  • test fly
  • control
  • hedgehop
  • aviate
  • flat-hat
  • balloon
  • fly blind
  • wing
  • jet
  • hydroplane
  • hang glide
  • pilot
  • soar
  • operate
  • fly contact
  • seaplane
  • solo

Antonyms

  • abstain
  • recede
  • discontinue
  • keep down

Etymology

  • flien (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fleogan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. fly

noun. ['ˈflaɪ'] two-winged insects characterized by active flight.

Synonyms

  • house fly
  • horn fly
  • dipteran
  • tzetze
  • tzetze fly
  • tachina fly
  • two-winged insects
  • Haematobia irritans
  • dipteron
  • glossina
  • blow fly
  • Musca domestica
  • order Diptera
  • tsetse
  • tsetse fly
  • Sarcophaga carnaria
  • Diptera
  • alula
  • flesh fly
  • dipterous insect
  • bee fly
  • gadfly
  • blowfly
  • housefly

Antonyms

  • confine
  • fail
  • idle
  • integrate

Etymology

  • flien (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fleogan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. fly

verb. ['ˈflaɪ'] transport by aeroplane.

Synonyms

  • aviate
  • airlift
  • pilot
  • carry
  • lift

Antonyms

  • continue
  • conform to
  • enrich
  • attach

Etymology

  • flien (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fleogan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. fly

verb. ['ˈflaɪ'] change quickly from one emotional state to another.

Antonyms

  • promote

Etymology

  • flien (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fleogan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. fly

verb. ['ˈflaɪ'] cause to fly or float.

Synonyms

  • drift
  • kite
  • blow
  • float

Antonyms

  • inconspicuous
  • unimpressive
  • narrow
  • fall back

Etymology

  • flien (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fleogan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. fly

verb. ['ˈflaɪ'] be dispersed or disseminated.

Synonyms

  • travel
  • go
  • locomote

Antonyms

  • strengthen
  • disappear
  • make
  • inactivity

Etymology

  • flien (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fleogan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. fly

noun. ['ˈflaɪ'] flap consisting of a piece of canvas that can be drawn back to provide entrance to a tent.

Synonyms

  • fly sheet
  • rainfly
  • tent-fly
  • fly tent
  • flap

Antonyms

  • confront
  • lend oneself
  • keep quiet
  • function

Etymology

  • flien (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fleogan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. fly

noun. ['ˈflaɪ'] (baseball) a hit that flies up in the air.

Synonyms

  • blast
  • hitting
  • fly ball
  • striking
  • flare
  • pop-fly
  • line drive
  • pop-up
  • hit
  • Texas leaguer
  • pop fly

Antonyms

  • ebb
  • malfunction
  • unearned run
  • earned run

Etymology

  • flien (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fleogan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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