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Fluster vs. Flutter

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Flusterverb

(dated) To make hot and rosy, as with drinking.

Flutterverb

(intransitive) To flap or wave quickly but irregularly.

‘flags fluttering in the wind’;

Flusterverb

(by extension) To confuse; befuddle; throw into panic by making overwrought with confusion.

‘He seemed to get flustered when speaking in front of too many people.’;

Flutterverb

(intransitive, of a winged animal) To flap the wings without flying; to fly with a light flapping of the wings.

Flusterverb

(intransitive) To be in a heat or bustle; to be agitated and confused.

Flutterverb

(transitive) To cause something to flap.

‘A bird flutters its wings.’;

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Flusternoun

A state of being flustered; overwrought confusion.

Flutterverb

(transitive) To drive into disorder; to throw into confusion.

Flusterverb

To make hot and rosy, as with drinking; to heat; hence, to throw into agitation and confusion; to confuse; to muddle.

‘His habit or flustering himself daily with claret.’;

Flutternoun

The act of fluttering; quick and irregular motion.

‘the flutter of a fan’;

Flusterverb

To be in a heat or bustle; to be agitated and confused.

‘The flstering, vainglorious Greeks.’;

Flutternoun

A state of agitation.

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Flusternoun

Heat or glow, as from drinking; agitation mingled with confusion; disorder.

Flutternoun

An abnormal rapid pulsation of the heart.

Flusternoun

a disposition that is confused or nervous and upset

Flutternoun

(British) A small bet or risky investment.

Flusterverb

be flustered; behave in a confused manner

Flutternoun

The rapid variation of signal parameters, such as amplitude, phase, and frequency.

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Flusterverb

cause to be nervous or upset

Flutterverb

To vibrate or move quickly; as, a bird flutters its wings.

Flutterverb

To drive in disorder; to throw into confusion.

‘Like an eagle in a dovecote, I Fluttered your Volscians in Corioli.’;

Flutternoun

The act of fluttering; quick and irregular motion; vibration; as, the flutter of a fan.

‘The chirp and flutter of some single bird’;

Flutternoun

Hurry; tumult; agitation of the mind; confusion; disorder.

Flutternoun

the act of moving back and forth

Flutternoun

abnormally rapid beating of the auricles of the heart (especially in a regular rhythm); can result in heart block

Flutternoun

a disorderly outburst or tumult;

‘they were amazed by the furious disturbance they had caused’;

Flutternoun

the motion made by flapping up and down

Flutterverb

move along rapidly and lightly; skim or dart

Flutterverb

move back and forth very rapidly;

‘the candle flickered’;

Flutterverb

beat rapidly;

‘His heart palpitated’;

Flutterverb

wink briefly;

‘bat one's eyelids’;

Flutterverb

(of a bird or other winged creature) fly unsteadily or hover by flapping the wings quickly and lightly

‘a couple of butterflies fluttered around the garden’;

Flutterverb

(of a bird or other winged creature) flap (its wings) quickly and lightly.

Flutterverb

move with a light irregular or trembling motion

‘flags of different countries fluttered in the breeze’;

Flutterverb

(of a person) move restlessly or uncertainly

‘Mavis fluttered about nervously’;

Flutterverb

(of a pulse or heartbeat) beat feebly or irregularly.

Flutternoun

an act of fluttering

‘there was a flutter of wings at the window’;

Flutternoun

a state or sensation of tremulous excitement

‘her insides were in a flutter’;

Flutternoun

disturbance of the rhythm of the heart that is less severe than fibrillation.

Flutternoun

undesired oscillation in a part of an aircraft under stress.

Flutternoun

rapid variation in the pitch or amplitude of a signal, especially of recorded sound.

Flutternoun

a small bet

‘a flutter on the horses’;

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