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A mouthful of this noxious mess and the offender succumbs or hotfoots it to a different plant.
JUNK FOOD IS BAD FOR PLANTS, TOO - ISSUE 90: SOMETHING GREENANNE BIKLé & DAVID R. MONTGOMERYSEPTEMBER 23, 2020NAUTILUS
Several hours had elapsed since he had entered hotfoot to see her; and the day was beginning to wane.
THE LONG NIGHTSTANLEY WEYMAN
Well for the king that they had no change of steeds, but had ridden hotfoot after him from the battlefield.
WULFRIC THE WEAPON THANECHARLES W. WHISTLER
I have shown merely whither circumstantial evidence leads us when we go hotfoot after a theory.
THE BOY SCOUTS BOOK OF STORIESVARIOUS
Guessing what had happened, Operator Green dashed out hotfoot in pursuit.
THE GRAMMAR SCHOOL BOYS OF GRIDLEYH. IRVING HANCOCK
It been so hot, I hate to hotfoot it nine miles to Winnsboro and huff dat same distance back on a hot summer day.
SLAVE NARRATIVES: A FOLK HISTORY OF SLAVERY IN THE UNITED STATES FROM INTERVIEWS WITH FORMER SLAVESWORK PROJECTS ADMINISTRATION
Returning hotfoot, she found Finn immovable beside the mouth of the cave, a formidable sentry.
JANA. J. DAWSON
If the effect had been produced in the soles of policemen's feet, Hoddan would have given every cop a hotfoot.
THE PIRATES OF ERSATZMURRAY LEINSTER
Having sworn solemnly to free their country, action followed hotfoot on the heels of words.
URUGUAYW. H. KOEBEL
June was at home; she had come down hotfoot on hearing the news of Jolly's enlistment.
THE FORSYTE SAGA, COMPLETEJOHN GALSWORTHY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO HOTFOOT

  • abscond
  • amble
  • barrel
  • beat it
  • bolt
  • bound
  • bustle
  • canter
  • career
  • clear out
  • course
  • cut and run
  • dart
  • dash
  • decamp
  • depart
  • dog it
  • escape
  • flee
  • flit
  • fly
  • gallop
  • get out
  • go like lightning
  • hasten
  • hie
  • hightail it
  • hotfoot
  • hurry
  • hustle
  • j
  • antic
  • caper
  • caprice
  • escapade
  • fancy
  • fooling
  • frolic
  • gag
  • gambol
  • high jinks
  • horseplay
  • hotfoot
  • lark
  • levity
  • lightness
  • play
  • put-on
  • rib
  • rollick
  • roughhouse
  • roughhousing
  • rowdiness
  • shenanigans
  • shine
  • skylarking
  • spoof
  • sport
  • tomfoolery
  • trick
  • whim
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