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synonyms for advances

  • approach
  • move
  • overture
  • proposal
  • proposition
  • suggestion
  • progress
  • advancement
  • motion
  • impetus
  • headway
  • progression
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antonyms for advances

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  • disinterest
  • ignorance
  • failure
  • stop
  • block
  • retrogression
  • retreat
  • decline
  • stagnation
  • impediment
  • withdrawal
  • recession
  • hesitation
  • halt
  • hindrance
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How to use advances in a sentence

She noiselessly takes the hint, and enters the corridor; Phœbe advances to answer his challenge.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
Without the use of these actions most of the advances we are about to chronicle would not have been effected.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
Follow the army so long as it advances; then all is well, and even the experience of service may be of use to you.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Concealing her repugnance to his advances, she gently but firmly refused him, telling him her duty was to her aged father.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
The first advances in these contrivances were made in those countries, and all our considerable gains have come from their people.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
He has a special interest or property in them, and a lien thereon for advances in money that he may make to the owners.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
He was kind, but never encouraged her advances; never kissed her, never took her in his lap, or allowed her in his library.
THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
The prisoner with the smoked glasses leaves the line, and advances in response to the guard's call.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
One of the ladies advances, lorgnette in hand, and stares boldly at the prisoner.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
But as the summer heat advances, the mask of the winter coating goes away, and we may then see the structure of the ice.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
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