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    1. She shifted to one foot, then the other, as if she had to go the bathroom

    2. Two thousand years of foot traffic had worn the floors to rolling hills, the glass in the windows had sagged and the marble plumbing fixtures were heavily eroded, though they were just replaced a few centuries ago

    3. One Foot in Front of the Other

    4. They mask the ability to sense accurately where the pressure is on the foot

    5. Traps should be placed where they concentrate most, but not in the way of foot traffic

    6. She would have to duck in a twelve foot ceiling

    7. It was another month before he set foot at the cliffs again

    8. Tahlmute was only half a foot shorter, but his body was as thick as doosEr's neck

    9. The Rockasaur's trucks have an eight foot wheelbase, so most streets are one way when it's abroad

    10. The girl prodded the body with the toe of her bare right foot and shrugged her

    11. The young man’s foot shifted

    12. The wider wheels are smaller, only six feet in diameter instead of eight, leaving the backbone a foot closer to the ground

    13. But that's OK because the backbone is curved, he can still get the crate four feet off the ground with the six foot wheels

    14. Tahlmute got his foot under the tongue in the process and could have broken a bone if he had any less luck

    15. She pulls her foot, but is unable to free it

    16. He reaches inside, begins feeling his way down her leg to her foot

    17. He spots Hassan, one of the layabouts, sitting with a cigarette dropping form his lips, a bare foot resting on a coffee table pitted with cigarette burns

    18. Hassan! Foot off the table!

    19. Hassan sneers, slowly moves his foot

    20. Out of the corner of his eye, he spies Hassan slowly putting his foot back on the table

    21. At the foot of alternate windows there was a set of

    22. She rubs her foot on his leg under the table, seems to be considering what to say

    23. She rubs her foot up and down his bare leg

    24. Glenelle knew that because she could run it, but she was still on Ava's verandah at the time, still physically in the silicon blades in the core of the two hundred by four hundred foot boulder that remained of Gordon's Lamp

    25. The interrogator puts his foot on Khalid’s broken ankle, his attention fixed on John

    26. The interrogator takes his foot away, his attention still focused on John

    27. Standing at more than six foot tall, with a broad

    28. She pushes him with her foot, steps over him

    29. ’ I said, stunned by her fantastic head gear which towers a good foot above her head and wobbles most precariously every time she moves her head

    30. As my mind tries to find a way through this apparently insoluble problem, the tussock of grass under my right foot gives way suddenly, my balance being iffy due to the alcohol, I suddenly sway and Stephen has to move pretty fast to stop me falling over

    31. ’ Stephen said, reaching out with one foot to push the door closed behind him

    32. His younger brother Daniel was 6 foot 8 and the three inches had always made a difference

    33. He put his foot to the pedal

    34. ’ I said, standing at the foot of the stairs, watching as he negotiates the staircase

    35. frames of rough cut, foot square timbers

    36. The Al-Harron's main section appeared to be a thousand-foot chunk of heavy rock with a hundred foot hole bored thru it that twinkled with containment fields

    37. The bus jerked forward a foot or so and stopped again

    38. Under the bare, low-wattage bulb hanging from the ceiling in the outer corridor, I had glimpsed a narrow passage running away from me as I knelt at the foot of the ladder

    39. I pulled the material up and over my head and threw the sacking to the foot of the mattress

    40. My still damp jeans and shorts lay at the foot of the bed and I put them in the bucket in a vain attempt to confine their ill-humours

    41. I counted the breeze-blocks along the foot of the wall by the mattress and extrapolated a total for the circumference of the room

    42. I pointed to the foot of the bed and spoke with a weak and pleading voice

    43. After the above incident, Alice never set foot in the dance school again; yet I still go there, ignoring the concentrated hostility which is persistently hovering over me

    44. Anyway, I don't intend to set foot in that hornets' nest again

    45. I cried as I hugged the ball of my right foot, cursing my own stupidity and bloody-minded folly

    46. The carpenter's workshop he opened last year had enough clients, yet he hardly earned anything because he used to grab the money paid in advance and disappear, without even setting foot in the workshop

    47. It is a twelve foot tree with a decent ‘apron’ of branches … yes, it looks really good

    48. She also trumpets forth that all men go crazy about her, despite her 120 kilos, and that she has studied microbiology - yet, she has never set foot in the university

    49. If the foot

    50. She's about five foot six or seven, not over a hundred and twenty pounds

    1. Love is a fleet footed creature

    2. Her steps were sure footed, and with purpose

    3. I’m bare footed and the grass is coming up between my toes

    4. "When I sat down and you were bare footed, I just knew God was tormenting me with something that wasn't real –” His voice broke and she could almost feel the lump in his throat

    5. A flat footed kick to the chest of

    6. Finally, an old woman came to leave water in a footed skyphos

    7. nosed mole, the pygmy, the sucker footed bat, and even

    8. ” Pte Jack Martin was sent for he was one of the Companies runners he hot footed it up to the well and saluted saying

    9. Dirty t-shirt and bare footed

    10. “And the , though he divide the hoof, and be cloven footed, yet he cheweth not the cud; he is to

    11. is every splay footed, hump backed, thick lipped, flat nosed, wooly headed, ebon colored Negro

    12. found her out with his understanding: he who prepared the Earth for evermore, and filled it with cattle and four footed beasts: he who

    13. 34 Hence it is, then, that when lusting after water-animals and birds, and four footed beasts, and all kinds of

    14. 3 Whatever parts the hoof, and is cloven footed, and chews the cud, among the beasts, that you shall eat

    15. There is none who is able to know her ways nor that can search out her paths: But he who knows all things knows her and has found her out with his understanding: he who prepared the Earth for evermore and filled it with cattle and four footed beasts: he who sends out light and it goes and has called it and it obeys him with trembling

    16. Each of them landed more sure footed

    17. 34 Hence it is then that when lusting after water-animals and birds and four footed beasts and all kinds of food which are forbidden us by the law we withhold ourselves through the mastery of reasoning

    18. Thus it became obvious the Colonel was shitfaced and so began the real party led off by Smiggenhiggens, as he was to be forever known, singing a rousing Be Kind to Your Web Footed Friends accompanying himself with appropriate quacks on his battered but perfectly tuned duck call

    19. The boy had been sent by a hungry guard to fetch a night-time snack and had himself been bare footed and silent in his approach

    20. The few I have there now are sure footed and will be canny of the bogs

    21. Cador was naked, bare footed and knew little of the dangers

    22. ress is slow, but it is steady footed

    23. The little tables with those colourful sun umbrellas, the happy visitors watching La Belle Province pass by, the waiters, fleet- footed and gossipy, serving coffees and creamy cakes, had all disappeared to await the coming of another summer

    24. The track was too square with the toes tucked too tight to have been put there by a splay footed hounddog

    25. As she didn’t want to seem to be wrong footed, she told him that she expected this as Vicky had family in the area and had mentioned she might be visiting them yesterday evening

    26. year old opinion that one should not eat any cloven footed

    27. four footed beasts, and creeping things

    28. “Just look and see who it was footed the bill for this party of guests and you will rest easy, and have no trouble doing exactly as I say,” had said Blauner

    29. isn’t the only reason I’m slow footed

    30. As we step across the treacherous surface, I feel sure footed

    31. His black footed ferret had fallen to the floor, and he was unable to reach it without getting up

    32. Thy sauntered in the paddy fields and roamed about the mango groves until Sandhya became sore footed to go any farther, and ignoring her coy protests, he carried her in his arms, inducing her to cling on to him comfortably

    33. the fact that her father footed the bill for all her experiences

    34. For a moment we were caught flat footed looking in all directions and not knowing where to go

    35. In any case, Basil began frequenting the couple and eventually when he saw that they were not romantically linked he started going out alone with Janet to the cinema and to restaurants where Janet almost always footed the bill

    36. Understanding however was suddenly made very clear when almost without warning a swarm of fleet footed creatures swept into the shattered campsite below and commenced to tear it even more part than it already was

    37. I couldn’t but help notice how sure footed she was in the dark, as she stepped over and around obstacles that lay in her path

    38. Emily, bare footed to help hide her movements, was out the door the

    39. footed a sea of new adventure, heeling with a stiff wind of determination abeam

    40. heavy footed; and I knew that if I reached out with my free hand to touch whatever it was

    41. Applies, to if your are left footed forward, and so is your opponent, except that you and your opponent is in the reverse stance

    42. After this we 'ave a very beautiful pitcher hintitled "Four footed Haristocrats"

    43. They’d peeled off from the throng in the secretive way of girls and were scrabbling with sticks around the base of a tree still footed in white drifts

    44. Impossible, that he now footed the rent entire, two hundred bucks monthly for the privilege of pressing his cheek to the window and still not being able to see spectacular Midtown views

    45. 27 Rue Saint-Dominique, clad in footed trousers, and slippers, with a madras kerchief knotted over his gray hair, with his eyes fixed on a mirror, a complete set of dentist's instruments spread out before him, cleaning his teeth, which were charming, while he dictated The Monarchy according to the Charter to M

    46. The last few hours had made her firmer footed, gentler, taller

    47. Besides,' thinks I, 'look at it once; why, the end of it—the foot part—what a small sort of end it is; whereas, if a broad footed farmer kicked me, THERE'S a devilish broad insult

    48. Strangest problems of life seem clearing; but clouds sweep between—Is my journey's end coming? My legs feel faint; like his who has footed it all day

    49. His automobile had broken down on the way to meet the seven-fifty train, and he had footed it to the railroad station, only to find that whoever he was to meet there had not come down

    1. Nancy lost her footing and had to grab the desk to steady herself

    2. Then he lost his footing and rolled down an embankment

    3. had lost his footing and fallen from the cliff-side path

    4. She gasped in relief at her lost footing so quickly checked by his instant reflex, and lingered without struggle in his arms perhaps longer than really necessary to regain her balance

    5. Spelman personally by wire, offering his parents' lodges in Tahoe as a retreat to himself and Kaitlyn as they regained their footing

    6. lost his footing, and fell backwards to the floor

    7. lost his footing a couple of times, rolling in the dirt, and dodging back and forth

    8. Meanwhile, his feet flailed around, desperately searching the cliff’s face for anything to regain his footing

    9. Indeed, as Tetloan attacked, his footing was all wrong, his poise sloppy, and his balance awkward

    10. When the law does not enforce the performance of contracts, it puts all borrowers nearly upon the same footing with bankrupts, or people of doubtful credit, in better regulated countries

    11. upon the same footing with an ordinary workman, seems perfectly well founded

    12. where all men met on equal footing, regardless of their

    13. It was put upon the same footing with gold and silver mines, which, without a special clause in the charter, were never supposed to be comprehended in the general grant of the lands, though mines of lead, copper, tin, and coal were, as things of smaller consequence

    14. By this time they were all on a friendly footing

    15. It would only hinder any part of what would naturally go to it from being turned away by the tax into a less natural direction, and would leave the competition between foreign and domestic industry, after the tax, as nearly as possible upon the same footing as before it

    16. In order to put domestic upon the same footing with foreign industry, therefore, it becomes necessary, they think, to lay some duty upon every foreign commodity, equal to this enhancement of the price of the home commodities with which it can come into competition

    17. In 1700, the prohibition of importing bone lace into England was taken oft; upon condition that the importation of English woollens into Flanders should be put on the same footing as before

    18. If he does, he will lose his footing and fail at his task

    19. By this treaty, the crown of Portugal becomes bound to admit the English woollens upon the same footing as before the prohibition; that is, not to raise the duties which had been paid before that time

    20. In order to put Great Britain upon a footing of equality with her own colonies, which the law has hitherto supposed to be subject and subordinate, it seems necessary, upon the scheme of taxing them by parliamentary requisition, that parliament should have some means of rendering its requisitions immediately effectual, in case the colony assemblies should attempt to evade or reject them; and what those means are, it is not very easy to conceive, and it has not yet been explained

    21. “He must have missed his footing when he landed on this side

    22. Chris completely lost what footing he had and fell into the new gap that was forming beneath him as the rock fell away

    23. Sebastian stumbled back, losing his footing and nearly overturning the dresser before he yanked his head up to look at Russell

    24. In 1722, this company petitioned the parliament to be allowed to divide their immense capital of more than thirty-three millions eight hundred thousand pounds, the whole of which had been lent to government, into two equal parts; the one half, or upwards of £16,900,000, to be put upon the same footing with other government annuities, and not to be subject to the debts contracted, or losses incurred, by the directors of the company, in the prosecution of their mercantile projects ; the other half to remain as before, a trading stock, and to be subject to those debts and losses

    25. The relief as it clicked into place made him let go of his footing; just an easing of tension

    26. Rosie took me to task calling me insensitive but I eventually made her see my point of view and she persuaded Mabel which put us on a better footing once more but I don’t think she will ever forgive me for what I said

    27. And, as they were continually been thrown together, because of their mutual interests, then having to find a new footing as friends

    28. The pints flowed - the host was footing the bill - and much to Jack's surprise, he began to feel the life creep back into him

    29. Frank caught her and they both had to struggle to keep their footing

    30. They struggled to keep their footing as they fought to hold on

    31. especially as he was footing the eight grand bill

    32. She moved with such fluid ease Jean nearly lost her footing

    33. Josh wasn’t as fast to rise this time, and when he finally regained his footing, he shook his head

    34. Colonel Roosevelt, after working incessantly to place the navy on a war footing, raised the regiment of cowboys for scouting in Cuba

    35. Sandra stood up, slipped on a patch of oil, lost her footing, her leg slipping under the bottom wire of the fence, her jeans snagging on the barbs

    36. Constant practice in the field with every corps on a war footing, the commissariat working with the line, can give the desired result

    37. Placing parent and child on an equal footing will inevitably work against the parent who must otherwise come down to the level of a child; who, unseasoned, is often unable to render sound judgments or make the right decisions at the right time

    38. Twice he nearly lost his footing, only to recover and stagger on

    39. She could picture him now, as though it had only been yester—moon, turning to say goodbye, his body swaying from side to side as he tried to keep his footing

    40. The South Africans were never on the war footing and bothered by their own war as much as Rhodesia was and the two groups did not always see eye to eye

    41. Corporations footing the bill should be allowed (some) input into areas directly affecting a company‘s performance; for example, suggested coursework compatible with a company‘s business requirements or communicating effectively

    42. His caustic remarks provoked a number of (unformed) thoughts in my mind including but not limited to 1) the boundaries separating treasonous statements from free speech 2) plausible grounds calling for his immediate dismissal 3) the appalling lack of character and common sense conspicuously absent among (so-called) Intellectuals and (dis-engaging) parents (refer to John Walker Lindh) who casually dismiss the questionable attitudes and positions adopted by their children while routinely footing the bill for their college tuitions and 4) more recently, a former relief pitcher for the Atlanta Braves (John Rocker) who was sentenced by the court of public opinion to perform community service after making unsavory remarks to a newspaper reporter about Gays and African Americans inconsistent with the (civic) requirements of social and politically correct conventions

    43. Betts scrabbled across the boat, loosing her footing as she was hit by the struggling men

    44. As he gained footing

    45. ‘Help me, Tommy, help me,’ she shouted, but every time Tommy tried to get closer to her to pull her out, he lost his own footing

    46. Beth battled just to keep her footing, making little headway towards the door, but the luggage bay opened, diverting attention down the side of the bus, allowing the bottleneck to clear

    47. His deliverance succeeded in wrong footing some members of the Assembly

    48. He was watching his footing - one mistake and he would be freefalling to the valley below, without a parachute

    49. He had lost his footing and slid down a very steep embankment and out into the open without finding a sturdy enough branch to arrest his fall

    50. The fisherman slowly regained his footing and looked

    1. The average employer-sponsored premium for a family of four costs close to $13,000 a year, and the employee foots about 30 percent of this cost

    2. Reptiles of the Dinosaurs were created in diverse groups varying from 90 foots long weighing about 30 tons to their smallest size

    3. In the prematerial world the spirit of the earth asked its God to make it subjected for this man in order that he foots and walks on it and profits by its blessings

    4. The Swiss foots it toward his hills, the Prussian goes his way, the

    5. I was left a helpless widow, with a daughter on my hands growing up in beauty like the sea-foam; at length, however, as I had the character of being an excellent needlewoman, my lady the duchess, then lately married to my lord the duke, offered to take me with her to this kingdom of Aragon, and my daughter also, and here as time went by my daughter grew up and with her all the graces in the world; she sings like a lark, dances quick as thought, foots it like a gipsy, reads and writes like a schoolmaster, and does sums like a miser; of her neatness I say nothing, for the running water is not purer, and her age is now, if my memory serves me, sixteen years five months and three days, one more or less

    6. that embrowned the foots of it, the roundish bag that dangled down from

    7. The anthracite coal production for 1889 foots up 35,200,000 tons, as against 38,145,718 tons for 1888

    8. The production for the year foots up over 4,500,000 tons

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    Synonyms for "foot"

    foot animal foot invertebrate foot base foundation fundament groundwork substructure understructure human foot pes metrical foot metrical unit infantry ft foot up hoof hoof it leg it pick paw leg pad twelve inches bottom part basis footing bottom tail unit of poem measure interval meter accent bar

    "foot" definitions

    the part of the leg of a human being below the ankle joint

    a linear unit of length equal to 12 inches or a third of a yard

    the lower part of anything

    the pedal extremity of vertebrates other than human beings

    lowest support of a structure

    any of various organs of locomotion or attachment in invertebrates

    travel by walking

    a member of a surveillance team who works on foot or rides as a passenger

    an army unit consisting of soldiers who fight on foot

    (prosody) a group of 2 or 3 syllables forming the basic unit of poetic rhythm

    a support resembling a pedal extremity

    pay for something


    add a column of numbers