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synonyms for accelerating

  • advance
  • expedite
  • further
  • hasten
  • open up
  • quicken
  • spur
  • step up
  • stimulate
  • drive
  • dust
  • forward
  • gun
  • hurry
  • impel
  • precipitate
  • railroad
  • rev
  • roll
  • tool
  • fire up
  • hammer on
  • lay a patch
  • lay rubber
  • make tracks
  • nail it
  • peel rubber
  • put on afterburners
  • put pedal to metal
  • rev up
  • speed up
  • step on gas
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antonyms for accelerating

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  • block
  • cease
  • check
  • delay
  • discourage
  • halt
  • hinder
  • slow
  • stop
  • dissuade
  • repress
  • wait
  • decelerate
  • defer
  • impede
  • postpone
  • retard
  • slow down
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How to use accelerating in a sentence

She saw in this fortunate meeting with Michael a means only of accelerating her journey to her father.
MICHAEL STROGOFFJULES VERNE
The first railroad on the continent was constructed for the purpose of accelerating the erection of this monument.
SELECT SPEECHES OF DANIEL WEBSTERDANIEL WEBSTER
Hollister's profits were accelerating, the fruit of an insatiable market, of inflated prices.
THE HIDDEN PLACESBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
They were high above the ground now, accelerating with a force of one gravity.
ISLANDS OF SPACEJOHN W CAMPBELL
Since then this real danger has gone on increasing at an ever accelerating ratio.
SATAN'S INVISIBLE WORLD DISPLAYED OR, DESPAIRING DEMOCRACYW. T. STEAD
When Boswell speaks of Johnson's "accelerating her pulsation," she adds, "he checked it often enough, to be sure."
AUTOBIOGRAPHY, LETTERS AND LITERARY REMAINS OF MRS. PIOZZI (THRALE) (2ND ED.) (2 VOLS.)MRS. HESTER LYNCH PIOZZI
The ship was accelerating again, and dropping so rapidly I couldn't follow the revolutions counter.
WHAT NEED OF MAN?HAROLD CALIN
It progressed according to a law in social physics which we may call the "law of accelerating issue and depreciation."
FIAT MONEY INFLATION IN FRANCEANDREW DICKSON WHITE
Accelerating their pace, the two gaily descended the stairs.
MARJORIE DEAN COLLEGE FRESHMANPAULINE LESTER
The Star of Empire was moving westward at an accelerating speed.
A SHORT LIFE OF ABRAHAM LINCOLNJOHN G. NICOLAY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ACCELERATING

  • accelerating
  • accentuating
  • advancing
  • building
  • deepening
  • dominant
  • emphasizing
  • escalating
  • growing
  • heightening
  • sharpening
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.