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afoot

adjective

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being in progress or development
  • plans are afoot for a new sports stadium in the city

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afoot

adverb

Synonyms & Antonyms of afoot (Entry 2 of 2)

in progress
  • although the drug just got released, research for a more effective medication is already afoot

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“Afoot.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/afoot. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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