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aflutter

adjective [after verb] uk   /əˈflʌt.ər/ us    /-ˈflʌt̬.ɚ/ humorous
excited and nervous: I'm all aflutter about meeting him after so long. Paul had walked into the room and set my heart aflutter.
Translations of “aflutter”
in Chinese (Traditional) 激動不安的, 緊張興奮的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 激动不安的, 紧张兴奋的…
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