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See definition of get cracking on Dictionary.com
  • as inpitch in
  • as inrush
  • as infestinate
  • as incommence
  • as inget the lead out
  • as inhasten

synonyms for get cracking

  • come through
  • get going
  • aid
  • attack
  • begin
  • buckle down
  • chip in
  • commence
  • contribute
  • contribute work
  • cooperate
  • do
  • do one's bit
  • fall to
  • go to it
  • help
  • help; get busy
  • hop to it
  • join in
  • jump in
  • launch
  • lend a hand
  • participate
  • plunge into
  • set about
  • set to
  • subscribe
  • tackle
  • tee off
  • volunteer
  • wade in
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antonyms for get cracking

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  • hinder
  • hurt
  • prevent
  • pull
  • stay
  • protect
  • guard
  • retard
  • hinder
  • decelerate
  • hide
  • dawdle
  • wait
  • retreat
  • slow
  • obey
  • walk
    • rest
    • linger
    • stay
    • pull
    • stop
    • stand
    • discourage
    • help
    • meet
    • face
    • check
    • halt
    • tarry
    • procrastinate
    • loiter
    • lag
    • dawdle
    • wait
    • dissuade
    • walk
    • aid
    • retard
    • slow
    • hinder
    • decelerate
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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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    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
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