fluttering


fluttering
flut·ter || 'flʌtə(r) n. flapping or fluttering movement; agitated state, nervousness, excitedness; commotion; abnormally fast heartbeat; rapid change in pitch v. flap, wave; (about the heart) beat; vibrate, tremble, quiver; confuse, agitate; run about aimlessly

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