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  • as inblind
  • as indead end
  • as instymie

synonyms for dead-end

  • impassable
  • blocked
  • closed
  • concealed
  • dark
  • dim
  • disguised
  • obscured
  • obstructed
  • secluded
  • closed at one end
  • leading nowhere
  • unmarked
  • without egress
  • without exit
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antonyms for dead-end

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  • bare
  • bright
  • clear
  • distinct
  • light
  • open
  • plain
  • revealed
  • uncovered
    • abet
    • advance
    • aid
    • assist
    • forward
    • help
    • support
    • allow
    • clarify
    • clear up
    • enlighten
    • explain
    • explicate
    • let go
    • release
    • encourage
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    How to use dead-end in a sentence

    While AI algorithms can be optimized for current computers, they’re likely to hit a dead end when it comes to efficiency.
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    Break the grammar with too many mutations, or mutations in critical spots, and the virus will no longer be able to enter a cell and replicate, and will reach an evolutionary dead end.
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    You’d have to subpoena bank records and lawyers, as well as human sources, and even then you frequently hit a dead end.
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    The bulk of these mistakes are meaningless—false starts and dead ends—that have no impact on humans.
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    By taking her smell loss seriously, getting a rapid test and self-isolating, she created a dead end for the virus, breaking the transmission chain before the virus could spread to anyone else.
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    The finding contradicts prior research which had essentially argued that because it could be shown that there were a few datasets for which no representative sample existed, summarization itself was a dead end.
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    Today’s products are far from dead ends for what the broader industry does with the technology.
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    After hitting some dead ends, Tetreault reached out to Murray Horwitz who runs “The Big Broadcast,” a weekly show of vintage radio programming on WAMU, Washington’s National Public Radio station.
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    I loved the way the trails were off-camber and we had to step around large rocks and duck under snaggly trees—and how sometimes we’d arrive at a dead end.
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    That bat-winged gliding turned out to be a dead end along the path to the evolution of flight, researchers say.
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    WORDS RELATED TO DEAD-END

    • blocked
    • closed
    • closed at one end
    • concealed
    • dark
    • dead-end
    • dim
    • disguised
    • impassable
    • leading nowhere
    • obscured
    • obstructed
    • secluded
    • unmarked
    • without egress
    • without exit
    Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.