A libation that would not weigh our hero down, but could take flight right alongside the Green Lantern himself.
Clive Irving on the surprising precedent for letting the 787 take flight.
He led the way steadily, galloping along on his little gray pony, with elbows flapping like a rooster about to take flight.
I could not take flight by water, as he could easily overtake me.
The exploring mind is ever anxious to take flight from the prison-house of scholastic restraints.
Carlino scarcely glanced at her, and suffered her to take flight.
All that you have demanded of me I have done, but I refuse to take flight like a coward.
Unless perched on some rocky pinnacle, it is unable to take flight.
Those upon whom we thought we could rely the most, often, at the first reverse, take flight forever!
It was not a foot from his back as he crawled under, and it did not take flight.
"act of flying," Old English flyht "a flying, flight," from Proto-Germanic *flukhtiz (cf. Dutch vlucht "flight of birds," Old Norse flugr, Old High German flug, German Flug "flight"), from root of *fleugan "to fly" (see fly (v.1)).
Spelling altered late 14c. from Middle English fliht (see fight (v.)). Meaning "an instance of flight" is 1785, originally of ballooning. Meaning "series of stairs between landings" is from 1703.
"act of fleeing," from Middle English fluht (c.1200), not found in Old English, but presumed to have existed. Related to Old English fleon "flee" (see flee), and cognate with Old Saxon fluht, Old Frisian flecht "act of fleeing," Dutch vlucht, Old High German fluht, German Flucht, Old Nprse flotti, Gothic þlauhs.
A hallucinogenic drug experience; trip (1960s+Narcotics)