Associations to the word «Sortie»
SORTIE, noun. (military) An offensive military mission. Used originally to mean an attack from a fortress, but most commonly used today to describe a single mission by a military aircraft.
SORTIE, verb. (transitive) To sally.
SORTIE, noun. A military action in which besieged troops burst forth from their position.
SORTIE, noun. (military) an operational flight by a single aircraft (as in a military operation).
The most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of because words diminish your feelings - words shrink things that seem timeless when they are in your head to no more than living size when they are brought out.