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Aflutter   Listen
adverb
Aflutter  adv., adj.  In a flutter; agitated.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Aflutter" Quotes from Famous Books



... their quiet, quiet laughter, which was truly like the sudden rustle of autumn leaves all aflutter ...
— The Created Legend • Feodor Sologub

... lightly down the stairs a few moments later her guest was standing by one of the pillars of the terrace, looking off across the breadth of landscape, but her figure and profile were revealed. The veil, thrown back, was faintly aflutter about a head crowned with red-brown hair and a face delicately chiseled. Her eyes held the clear luminosity of lighted amber, but, unconscious of being observed, they held a note of pain—almost of timidity. Conscience's first impression untinged by any bias of preconception expressed itself ...
— The Tyranny of Weakness • Charles Neville Buck

... Dick first appeared in Alexandria fresh from the tutelage of Drs. Benjamin Rush and William Shippen of Philadelphia. He was just twenty-one and of a figure to set feminine hearts aflutter; five feet ten inches, of commanding presence, very handsome, "playing with much skill upon several musical instruments" and singing in a sweet voice of great power; skilled and learned in his profession, ...
— Seaport in Virginia - George Washington's Alexandria • Gay Montague Moore

... and announced the arrival of one of the American gentlemen, who insisted on seeing Her Royal Highness. The card on the tray bore the name of Harry Anguish. At once the Princess was aflutter with eagerness ...
— Graustark • George Barr McCutcheon



Words linked to "Aflutter" :   excited



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