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  • as incommence
  • as infestinate
  • as inget the lead out
  • as inhasten
  • as inpitch in
  • as inrush

synonyms for get cracking

  • begin
  • inaugurate
  • initiate
  • launch
  • take up
  • arise
  • open
  • originate
  • come into being
  • come into existence
  • embark on
  • enter upon
  • get going
  • get one's feet wet
  • get show on road
  • hit the ground running
  • jump into
  • kick off
  • lead off
  • start the ball rolling
  • tear into

antonyms for get cracking

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  • close
  • complete
  • conclude
  • end
  • finish
  • stop
  • cease
    • check
    • decelerate
    • halt
    • hinder
    • retard
    • slow
    • aid
    • dawdle
    • discourage
    • dissuade
    • face
    • help
    • meet
    • pull
    • stand
    • stay
    • stop
    • wait
    • walk
    • lag
    • linger
    • loiter
    • procrastinate
    • rest
    • tarry
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    How to use get cracking in a sentence

    His foot caught; it is unknown in what,—in a twisted tie, or perhaps in a crevice of the cracking earth.
    A LOST HEROELIZABETH STUART PHELPS WARD AND HERBERT D. WARD
    The man called Shiv was driving Delancy's get-away car at a conservative pace so as not to excite suspicion.
    HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
    Ten minutes later, Delancy drove the get-away car out of the service station.
    HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
    It was in this room that Delancy's get-away car had changed paint jobs, and in about ten minutes.
    HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
    But the exquisite was used to it; he would only have felt badly if they had ignored his new get-up.
    THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
    There was some sort of a phonograph device under the cowl of that get-away car, and this was hooked up to the radio switch.
    HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
    Along the shore they sped, speaking not a word till they had got the village in sight and their arms were cracking in the joints.
    THE RIVAL CAMPERSRUEL PERLEY SMITH
    Her face was haggard; her general get-up was in something like scarecrow disorder; she didn't even care how she looked.
    OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
    After waiting long, the hunters heard high above them a cracking, rushing sound; and suddenly they saw a great, hovering object.
    RUDY AND BABETTEHANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN
    "Up to sixteen thousand tons," Darrin replied, without cracking a smile.
    UNCLE SAM'S BOYS AS LIEUTENANTSH. IRVING HANCOCK
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    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    WORDS RELATED TO GET CRACKING

    • arise
    • begin
    • come into being
    • come into existence
    • embark on
    • enter upon
    • get cracking
    • get going
    • get one's feet wet
    • get show on road
    • hit the ground running
    • inaugurate
    • initiate
    • jump into
    • kick off
    • launch
    • lead off
    • open
    • originate
    • start the ball rolling
    • take up
    • tear into
    Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.