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  • as inget the lead out
  • as inscramble
  • as instir

synonyms for look alive

  • get a move on
  • get cracking
  • get going
  • get it on
  • hop to it
  • hustle
  • make it snappy
  • shake a leg
  • snap to it
  • step on it
  • clamber
  • climb
  • contend
  • crawl
  • jostle
  • push
  • rush
  • scurry
  • vie
  • hasten
  • move
  • run
  • scrabble
  • scuttle
  • strive
  • struggle
  • swarm
  • trek
  • jockey for position
  • make haste
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How to use look alive in a sentence

What need to look to right or left when you are swallowing up free mile after mile of dizzying road?
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Squinty could look out, but the slats were as close together as those in a chicken coop, and the little pig could not get out.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
On the thirteenth of the same month they bound to the stake, in order to burn alive, a man who had two religious in his house.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
I was busy loading the piece when an exclamation of surprise from one of the men made me look up.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Alessandro turned a grateful look on Ramona as he translated this speech, so in unison with Indian modes of thought and feeling.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
At present, Louis was too self-absorbed by the struggles within him, to look deep into what was passing around him.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
For it is better that thy children should ask of thee, than that thou look toward the hands of thy children.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
The sound of my step shall make your heart jump; a look from me shall make you dumb for an hour.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
"I verily believe they're gone to look at my button," cried Davy, beginning to laugh, in spite of his fears.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
A look of passion came into the face of the watching boy, and again he fingered his revolver.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO LOOK ALIVE

  • get a move on
  • get cracking
  • get going
  • get it on
  • hop to it
  • hustle
  • look alive
  • make it snappy
  • shake a leg
  • snap to it
  • step on it
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.