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Noun
A thin, flat piece of cloth, paper, metal, etc. that is hinged or attached on one side only and covers an opening or hangs down from something
“Turin opened the entrance flap and allowed her to walk in first.”
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A state of agitation
“An injured cygnet had a rescue team in a flap as it took five days to catch in Chippenham.”
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An act of flapping something, typically a wing or arm, up and down or from side to side
“The Butterfly Effect derives its name from the chaos theory which suggests that the simple flap of a butterfly's wings has the potential to set off a tornado thousands of miles away.”
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A state of frenzied or excited emotion or activity
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A small piece of material attached to an object that provides information about it
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Any projection or division, especially one of a somewhat rounded form
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A splasher (cover to prevent splashes)
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A sudden burst of intense anger
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A portal of entry into a building, room, or vehicle
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The state or quality of being nervous
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Dispute carried on with heat or anger
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On-and-off device
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Fighting or hostilities between opposing individuals, groups or nations
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The expression and exchange of individual ideas through talking with other people
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A warning of danger
Verb
To move or cause to move in a rhythmic, flapping motion
“The six-week-old chicks flap their wings and attempt to fly in their section of the nursery.”
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Be agitated or panicky
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“But she found that other people tended to flap and fuss over her problems more than she herself did, and if you wanted something done about the subject, it was best to do it yourself.”
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(of something loosely fastened) To flutter or wave around
“The fibre doors flap in the stiff wind; a cursory glance is enough to tell me the toilets are yet to be used.”
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To feel great fear about something
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To utter words using speech
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Cluck or chuckle
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To emit a sudden, sharp cracking sound
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To discuss, converse, or exchange viewpoints on a particular matter
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To struggle or stagger clumsily in mud or water
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To create or form a layer over
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To strike or hit, especially repeatedly
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