Afoot (adverb)

  1. In progress.
  2. Being planned or prepared.
  3. On foot.

Origin:

Middle english, from a- + foot foot.

Examples:

  1. There is a big project afoot to build a new bridge.
  2. There is something afoot and I don't know what it is.
  3. There's a big plan afoot to revitalize the downtown area.
  4. We heard that something was afoot and we wanted to know more.
  5. He went afoot to explore the nature trail.
Some random words: dilute, detour, coke