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  • adv. with the feet foremost


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  • She landed on the hood, feetfirst, with a metallic thunk and a distinctly less metallic snap.


  • "It's a big one," he said, passing me the device and slipping overside feetfirst into the water.


  • Michael felt like he was sliding, feetfirst, into a deep hole.

    The Omega Theory

  • It sounded like he was being ingested feetfirst by an anaconda.

    i know i am, but what are you?

  • Casey and Cooper slammed into the water feetfirst.

    The Athena Project

  • At the last moment he stopped fighting it and jumped in feetfirst instead, figuring that a controlled fall would be best.

    Guild Wars: Ghosts of Ascalon

  • His boat continued down the track, and he eased himself overboard, landing feetfirst in the water.


  • The twins, who had been seated straight-backed alongside Eleanor at the table, now slid feetfirst from their chairs like rag dolls, vanishing beneath the vast rectangle of lacquered walnut.

    Strangers at the Feast

  • Realizing that most of her experience came courtesy of the flinty Dr. Ingram, Joy swallowed hard as she squeezed into the drain feetfirst.

    Unearthly Asylum

  • Then I slammed feetfirst onto a wet, slippery surface.

    The Multiplying Menace


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