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bolt

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1 to move suddenly and sharply (as in surprise)
  • I bolted as I read the winning lottery numbers.
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2 to proceed or move quickly
  • The cat bolted for the food dish the minute he spied it.
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beat it, get a move on, make tracks, shake a leg, step on it

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3 to hasten away from something dangerous or frightening
  • The rabbit bolted when it saw the fox approaching.
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beat a retreat, beat it, make tracks, turn tail

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4 to utter with a sudden burst of strong feeling
  • bolted out the answer without thinking
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5 to swallow or eat greedily
  • The way you bolted those hot dogs, it's no wonder you're feeling a little queasy.
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