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bolts

verb
present tense third-person singular of 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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3 to hasten away from something dangerous or frightening
  • the rabbit bolted when it saw the fox approaching

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4 to utter with a sudden burst of strong feeling
  • bolted out the cuss word 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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“Bolts.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bolts. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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