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flowing

[ floh-ing ]
/ ˈfloʊ ɪŋ /
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adjective

moving in or as in a stream: flowing water.
proceeding smoothly or easily; facile: flowing language.
long, smooth, graceful, and without sudden interruption or change of direction: flowing lines; flowing gestures.
hanging loosely at full length: flowing hair.
abounding; having in excess: a land flowing with milk and honey.

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Which one of these commonly confused words can act as an adverb or a pronoun?

Origin of flowing

before 950; Middle English flowynge,Old English flōwende.See flow, -ing2

OTHER WORDS FROM flowing

flow·ing·ly, adverbflow·ing·ness, nounself-flowing, adjectiveun·flow·ing, adjective
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