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Related to kicking over the traces: kick up one's heels, kick up a fuss, kick oneself
trace(Delineate), verb copy, define, describe, designare, detail, draw, duplicate, explain, go over, mark out, set forth, sketch
trace(Follow), verb chase, detect, ensue, ferret out, hound, hunt out, inquire, investigare, investigate, odorari, probe, pursue, scent, search, seek, shadow, track, track down, trail, unearth
See also: chase, copy, deduce, deduct, delineate, derive, detect, discover, ferret, find, follow-up, hint, hunt, impression, indication, iota, locate, minimum, pursue, research, scintilla, search, solve, suggestion, suspicion, uncertainty