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synonyms for headlong

  • breakneck
  • hurried
  • sudden
  • abrupt
  • brash
  • daredevil
  • daring
  • foolhardy
  • hasty
  • impetuous
  • impulsive
  • inconsiderate
  • precipitant
  • precipitate
  • rash
  • rough
  • rushing
  • tempestuous
  • thoughtless
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antonyms for headlong

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  • slow
  • careful
  • cautious
  • thoughtfully
  • wary
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How to use headlong in a sentence

I was now going headlong into the world of bushcraft and survivalism.
HOW THE REALITY SHOW ‘ALONE’ GOT ME THROUGH THE PANDEMICAWEINBERGJULY 28, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Edmond Freeman recruited journalists from across the country, encouraged in-depth reporting, and pushed the paper headlong into several controversial topics.
EDMOND FREEMAN, NEWSPAPER PUBLISHER WHO SHOOK UP 1960S ARKANSAS, DIES AT 94TOM HAMBURGERMAY 6, 2021WASHINGTON POST
“We like to say we only catch the stupid bats,” she told me — the ones that fly headlong into this obvious trap and don’t immediately bite their way out afterward.
BEWARE OF HUMANSMAGGIE KOERTH (MAGGIE.KOERTH-BAKER@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)APRIL 26, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
For the vast majority of Americans, though, life after the pandemic seemed to be a headlong rush to normalcy.
PEOPLE GAVE UP ON FLU PANDEMIC MEASURES A CENTURY AGO WHEN THEY TIRED OF THEM – AND PAID A PRICELGBTQ-EDITORMARCH 28, 2021NO STRAIGHT NEWS
With that information in hand, the headlong race toward a vaccine began.
A COVID-19 VACCINE MAY COME SOON. WILL THE BLISTERING PACE BACKFIRE?TINA HESMAN SAEYJULY 10, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Nearly all the mutineers swung round and galloped headlong for the landward boundary of the paddy field.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
And they that call this people blessed, shall cause them to err: and they that are called blessed, shall be thrown down, headlong.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
He did not stop until he dashed headlong into a thicket, far away to the right of their line of march.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
A man throws up his arms and tumbles headlong, but those that live dash on.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
Our prisoner's was perhaps the most startling name which could have been pronounced among those high-blooded and headlong men.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO HEADLONG

  • abruptly
  • hard
  • head on
  • headlong
  • noisily
  • precisely
  • smack
  • straight
  • suddenly
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.