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synonyms for furthering

  • encourage
  • expedite
  • facilitate
  • hasten
  • help
  • promote
  • speed
  • aid
  • assist
  • ballyhoo
  • champion
  • contribute
  • engender
  • forward
  • foster
  • generate
  • patronize
  • plug
  • propagate
  • push
  • serve
  • succor
  • back up
  • bail out
  • give a boost to
  • go with
  • lend a hand
  • open doors
  • take care of
  • work for
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antonyms for furthering

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  • block
  • check
  • delay
  • halt
  • hinder
  • hurt
  • slow
  • stop
  • conceal
  • destroy
  • discourage
  • hide
  • ignore
  • impede
  • kill
  • neglect
  • oppose
  • take
  • withhold
  • cease
  • curtail
  • frustrate
  • obstruct
  • prevent
  • protest
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How to use furthering in a sentence

Men began to practise eloquence as an art, and to employ it in furthering their interests.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
He sensed she could be coldly calculating; that neither qualm nor principle would keep her from furthering her own ends.
WARRIOR OF THE DAWNHOWARD CARLETON BROWNE
That simile, then considered the height of sublimity, had a powerful effect in furthering the writer's fortunes.
THE CORNWALL COASTARTHUR L. SALMON
It is a practical problem, the fostering of human life and the furthering of its development.
THE BOOK OF LIFE: VOL. I MIND AND BODY; VOL. II LOVE AND SOCIETYUPTON SINCLAIR
He has served as school clerk and has been instrumental in furthering the interests of the local educational system.
LYMAN'S HISTORY OF OLD WALLA WALLA COUNTY, VOL. 2 (OF 2)WILLIAM DENISON LYMAN
Vast quantities of petroleum were procured, and tons of gun-powder were made the instruments for furthering this end.
THE WAR UPON RELIGIONREV. FRANCIS A. CUNNINGHAM
The only effect it has is indirect in furthering the natural propensity of these people to an adoration of nature.
THE SOUL OF THE FAR EASTPERCIVAL LOWELL
She is a married woman, and the fact is patent that you committed this crime with the view of furthering an immoral design.
JUSTICE (SECOND SERIES PLAYS)JOHN GALSWORTHY
You are devoted to her interests, furthering her happiness to the best in your power; but your power cannot touch her happiness.
THE KEMPTON-WACE LETTERSJACK LONDON
She was as industrious and ingenious at her career as a Craig at furthering himself and his ideas in a public career.
THE FASHIONABLE ADVENTURES OF JOSHUA CRAIGDAVID GRAHAM PHILLIPS
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