Thesaurus / advances

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As the afternoon advances, for variation, there is a fight at the barriers.

Life on a Mediaeval BaronyWilliam Stearns Davis

No; it were better, after all, that no advances should be made now.

A Bride from the BushE. W. (Ernest William) Hornung

Gracefully she raises her veil over her Spanish hood, and advances cautiously, as the old man closes the door behind her.

An OutcastF. Colburn Adams

At first, no doubt, as Lady Anne looked upon the advances of Richard.

The Guardian AngelOliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

I am extremely proud of the advances we have made in ensuring equality and protecting the basic freedoms of all Americans.

We are sorry to say that these instances are taken from the last two volumes, so that Mr. Grote does not improve as he advances.

Gaspar advances quickly to her, thinking it is Isidora, but finding his mistake stops abruptly, and bows to Donna Inez.

Olla PodridaFrederick Marryat

Pyrrhus, who had tried to mediate between Tarentum and Rome, meeting with non-success, advances on Rome.

He surveyed her dubiously, wondering why she so abruptly checked the advances he could swear she had challenged.

The eastern coast of Greenland advances perpendicularly northward.

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