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flutter

noun [C usually singular] (EXCITEMENT)    /ˈflʌt.ər/ US  /ˈflʌt̬.ɚ/
a short period of excited activity: The publication of her first novel last autumn caused a flutter of excitement.Short in timeTemporary
(Definition of flutter noun (EXCITEMENT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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