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flowing

[floh-ing]
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  1. moving in or as in a stream: flowing water.
  2. proceeding smoothly or easily; facile: flowing language.
  3. long, smooth, graceful, and without sudden interruption or change of direction: flowing lines; flowing gestures.
  4. hanging loosely at full length: flowing hair.
  5. abounding; having in excess: a land flowing with milk and honey.
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Origin of flowing

before 950; Middle English flowynge, Old English flōwende. See flow, -ing2
Related formsflow·ing·ly, adverbflow·ing·ness, nounself-flow·ing, adjectiveun·flow·ing, adjective
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Examples from the Web for flowingly

Historical Examples

  • It reflects few of the German involutions, and reads smoothly and flowingly.

    In Blue Creek Caon

    Anna Chapin Ray

  • "Yes; if one is off guard—careless," the captain assented, flowingly.

  • The waves dash, but not dashingly, the water flows, but not flowingly.

  • "Ink seems to have frozen up" means that her eyes are dim with tears, and no more she can write continuously and flowingly.

  • She walked as she spoke, flowingly, her step the perfect poetry of motion as her voice was the poetry of sound.

    A Volunteer with Pike

    Robert Ames Bennet