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Definition of dart:

  1. A fish; the dace. See Dace.
  2. A pointed missile weapon, intended to be thrown by the hand; a short lance; a javelin; hence, any sharp- pointed missile weapon, as an arrow.
  3. A spear set as a prize in running.
  4. Anything resembling a dart; anything that pierces or wounds like a dart.
  5. To fly or pass swiftly, as a dart.
  6. To start and run with velocity; to shoot rapidly along; as, the deer darted from the thicket.
  7. To throw suddenly or rapidly; to send forth; to emit; to shoot; as, the sun darts forth his beams.
  8. To throw with a sudden effort or thrust, as a dart or other missile weapon; to hurl or launch.

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shoot down, spurt, peep, dis, haste, float, rip, pommel, crash, outpace, affront, dissipate, flick, speed, slur, germinate, jump, fool away, emit, pitch, ostentate, zoom, despatch, twinkle, armhole, heave, festinate, scour, pelt, indignity, discharge, wink, move, scoot, garrotte, bib, outburst, personality, be quick on your feet, forward, name, give someone/something the once-over, fire, palpitate, buttonhole, pullulate, flutter, take, darts, sarcasm, charge, twitch, flechette, dismiss, take one look at, show off, depute, poke, surge, gird, pip, scare, bat, sprout, slap, send, scud, bull's-eye, bustle, blow over, hasten, flit, propel, spud, fritter away, fool, flash, glance, sling, breast, saber, inject, offense, arm, archery, hurl, frivol away, pall, lance, fly, whiz, bucket, dig, care label, swank, bodice, arrow, peek, waver, epithet, wing, scare away, dash, spasm, start, coattails, fritter, blink, film, flicker, smash, flitter, highball, rapier, hilt, dive, pass, blowpipe, cut, frighten off, slight, launch, breast pocket, hotfoot, shoot, collar, twinge, pass off, scare off, dagger, transmit, steal a glance/look, hit, barrel, daunt, evanesce, snap, skim, buck, flush, weapon, hustle, jerk, rack, toss, quiver, burgeon forth, double, fling, sneak a look/glance etc. at, lunge, bourgeon, fleet, frighten away, fit, drive, bolt, blast, throw, flaunt, photograph, shy, whisk, whirl, outrage, brickbat, dartboard, impulse, cast, delegate, impel, winkle, barb, hurtle, nip, rocket, project, blowgun, fade, zip, put-down, cutlass, sail.

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