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  • as inalert
  • as inon the ball
  • as inopen-eyed
  • as inwide-awake
  • as inwarning
  • as inlook out

synonyms for heads up

  • active
  • bright
  • careful
  • intelligent
  • observant
  • perceptive
  • sharp
  • vigilant
  • wary
  • watchful
  • wired
  • wise
  • hip
  • jazzed
  • quick
  • ready
  • spirited
  • all ears
  • cagey
  • circumspect
  • clever
  • fast on the draw
  • good hands
  • heedful
  • on guard
  • on one's toes
  • on the ball
  • on the job
  • on the lookout
  • on the qui vive
  • psyched-up
  • switched on
  • wide-awake
  • with it
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antonyms for heads up

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  • careless
  • dull
  • foolish
  • ignorant
  • inattentive
  • incautious
  • indifferent
  • indiscreet
  • lazy
  • negligent
  • stupid
  • thoughtless
  • unaware
  • unintelligent
  • unobservant
  • slow
  • uneducated
  • asleep
  • drowsy
  • lethargic
  • sluggish
  • weary
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        How to use heads up in a sentence

        What need to look to right or left when you are swallowing up free mile after mile of dizzying road?
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        Most of the men leaped up, caught hold of spears or knives, and rushed out.
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        Some weeks after, the creditor chanced to be in Boston, and in walking up Tremont street, encountered his enterprising friend.
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        In less than ten minutes, the bivouac was broken up, and our little army on the march.
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        The bride elect rushes up to him, and so they both step down to the foot-lights.
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        I was busy loading the piece when an exclamation of surprise from one of the men made me look up.
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        Even as they gazed they saw its roof caught up, and whirled off as if it had been a scroll of paper.
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        She sat straight up in bed, and jerked her hands to her head, and screamed long and terribly.
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        A flash of surprise and pleasure lit the fine eyes of the haughty beauty perched up there on the palace wall.
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        When we'd finished, one of the hunters rounded up the horses and we caught our nags and saddled them.
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