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  • adj.traveling by foot
  • adj.in progress

synonyms for afoot

  • hiking
  • on foot
  • walking
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antonyms for afoot

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  • completed
  • ended
  • finished
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Far removed from booming bass notes and twirling young b-boys, however, serious efforts were afoot to get other forms of dancing on sport’s biggest stage.
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With so much change afoot, we turned to poets, too, for words of inspiration and provocation at a time when people need a little bit of both.
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Your brain, meanwhile, is quick to interpret these hard-coded physiological responses as a sign that danger is afoot.
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Changes had been afoot for some time due to the rise of less rigid programmatic advertising models and with momentum shifting away from linear TV towards streaming on demand and CTV and OTT.
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The discrepancy thrillingly suggests that some unknown quickening agent may be afoot in the cosmos.
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Sewage couldn’t tell you exactly who is infected, but it could reveal if there were infections afoot in a region—potentially, even before people started feeling sick.
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Globally, it seems an experiment is afoot and with it the idea that prisons shouldn’t be hellholes since you only get one kind of person out of a hellhole and that’s not the person you should expect to return to polite society.
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To see the company raise even more this quickly signaled that something was afoot.
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There are just these big changes afoot, and the question is how we’re going to manage them as a country.
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For example, there is a vast discussion afoot upon the questions that centre upon Property, its rights and its limitations.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
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WORDS RELATED TO AFOOT

  • about
  • active
  • afoot
  • alert
  • awake
  • roused
  • afoot
  • ambulant
  • ambulatory
  • floating
  • gypsy
  • migratory
  • moving
  • nomadic
  • on foot
  • peripatetic
  • ranging
  • riding the rails
  • roving
  • shifting
  • travelling
  • unsettled
  • vagabond
  • vagrant
  • wandering
  • wayfaring
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