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headforemost

[hed-fawr-mohst, -muh st, -fohr-] /ˈhɛdˈfɔrˌmoʊst, -məst, -ˈfoʊr-/
adverb
1.
headfirst (def 1).
Origin
1615-1625
1615-25; head + foremost
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  • He pitched headforemost into the river between the steamer and tho barge.

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