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dart

Synonyms of dart in English:

noun

  • 1 he was killed by a poisoned dart
    small arrow, flechette, bolt, shaft;
    literary reed
    historical quarrel
  • 2 the cat made a dart for the door as he came in
    dash, rush, run, bolt, break, charge, race, sprint, bound, spring, leap, jump, lunge, pounce, dive, swoop, gallop, scurry, scamper, stampede, scramble, start, flight
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  • 1 Karl darted across the road
    dash, rush, tear, run, bolt, fly, flash, shoot, charge, race, sprint, bound, spring, leap, jump, lunge, dive, swoop, gallop, scurry, scamper, stampede, scramble, break, start
    informal scoot
  • 2 Tam darted a terrified glance over his shoulder
    direct, cast, throw, shoot, send, fling, toss, flash, bestow, give
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