Adjective(1) excessively quick(2) with the head foremost
Adverb(1) with the head foremost(2) at breakneck speed(3) in a hasty and foolhardy manner
(1) They were copied in the late 1780s by Belgians revolting against the headlong rationalisations of Joseph II.(2) He had fallen headlong out of the car door, skidding and scraping his head along the concrete as he went.(3) As a sailor I can assure him I have no love of speedboats and have cursed them as loud as anybody in years gone by when their wash has hurled me headlong from my windsurfer.(4) My advice, for what it's worth, is to take your time and edge slowly towards your goal rather than hurtling headlong at it.(5) I nearly fell headlong onto a garden swing and ended up doing an impression of George of the Jungle except at ground level.(6) Log flumes may be rather dated, but the knowledge that you are about to drop headlong into a lake is still enough to induce terror.(7) Now, there is proof that the city's headlong rush into urbanisation has taken a heavy toll on its natural valleys.(8) The more foolhardy believe that if they are fated to meet a truck headlong at 100 kmph because they are driving on the wrong side of the road, then so be it.(9) he fell headlong into the tent(10) Once, out picking blackberries, he over-reached and fell headlong into the prickly bramble.(11) Their wild, headlong struggle to stay one step ahead of the truth grabs the viewer from the first and simply never lets go.(12) She fell headlong down the stairs after catching him in bed with a barmaid.(13) Amidst this revelry the Prince of Bohemia falls headlong in love with the long-lost Sicilian princess.(14) Now questions are being asked within the industry about whether the headlong rush to grab a slice of home buyers' cash is putting the market at risk.(15) If people have the need to fulfill an urge to crash headlong into another road user then they ought to at least be considerate enough to do it at night when there aren't as many people about.(16) After three decades of headlong globalisation, the world finds itself in dangerous and uncharted waters.
(1) go headlong :: gaan krans
1. breakneck ::
2. hasty ::
3. headfirst ::
5. without thinking ::
sonder om te dink
8. headfirst ::
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