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1‘a solo flight’
unaccompanied, single-handed, companionless, unescorted, unattended, unchaperoned, independent, lonely, solitary
alone, all alone, on one's own, by itself, by oneself, without companions, in a solitary state
archaic single, sole
1‘she'd spent most of her life flying solo’
unaccompanied, alone, all alone, on one's own, single-handed, single-handedly, by itself, by oneself, without companions, companionless, unescorted, unattended, unchaperoned, unaided, by one's own efforts, independently, under one's own steam, in a solitary state
accompanied, in company, with help
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