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1. afoot

adjective. ['əˈfʊt'] currently in progress.

Synonyms

  • underway

Antonyms

  • old
  • nonmodern

Etymology

  • a- (English)
  • a- (Anglo-Norman)
  • foot (English)

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Rhymes with Afoot

  • underfoot
  • pussyfoot
  • caput
  • soot
  • put
  • foote

Sentences with afoot


1. Adjective
You might be able to claim more of your therapy costs in 2019 because new legislation is afoot.

2. Adverb
The game is afoot.

3. Noun, singular or mass
Anyone rushing anyone else into a decision in situations like these almost certainly has their own agenda afoot.

Quotes about afoot


1. Afoot and light-hearted I take to the open road.Healthy, free, the world before me.The long brown path before me leading me wherever I choose.Henceforth, I ask not good fortune, I myself am good fortune.Henceforth, I whimper no more, postpone no more, need nothing.
- Walt Whitman, Songs for the Open Road: Poems of Travel and Adventure

2. The Game Is Afoot God's buried eight jewels within my soul.Life's game is,'Remove each gem, yet find me whole.'The clue is,"Eight is one, and one is eight,no jewel's more precious,all equally great.
- Beryl Dov

2. afoot

adjective. ['əˈfʊt'] traveling by foot.

Antonyms

  • motionlessness

Etymology

  • a- (English)
  • a- (Anglo-Norman)
  • foot (English)
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