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  • as indynamic
  • as ingo-ahead

synonyms for go-getting

  • aggressive
  • changing
  • charismatic
  • compelling
  • effective
  • energetic
  • forceful
  • influential
  • lively
  • potent
  • powerful
  • productive
  • progressive
  • vigorous
  • activating
  • driving
  • electric
  • energizing
  • go-ahead
  • go-getter
  • coming on strong
  • enterprising
  • forcible
  • highpowered
  • hyped-up
  • intense
  • lusty
  • magnetic
  • peppy
  • play for keeps
  • play hard ball
  • red-blooded
  • strenuous
  • vehement
  • vitalizing
  • zippy
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antonyms for go-getting

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  • fruitless
  • idle
  • impotent
  • inactive
  • incapable
  • ineffective
  • lethargic
  • lifeless
  • unproductive
  • weak
  • apathetic
  • boring
  • dull
  • passive
  • unexciting
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How to use go-getting in a sentence

When the women came, he was preparing to go to the west side for his daily visit with Mrs. Pruitt.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
Were you ever arrested, having in your custody another man's cash, and would rather go to gaol, than break it?
THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
He desired his secretary to go to the devil, but, thinking better of it, he recalled him as he reached the door.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
All Weimar adores him, and people say that women still go perfectly crazy over him.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
To see a part of my scheme, from which I had hoped so much, go wrong before my eyes is maddening!
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
It was like his beautiful courtesy to call me in and introduce me to Blow instead of letting me go away.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
But she told Grandfather Mole that it was all right—that she knew a person of his age ought not to go without his breakfast.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
After an hour, however, he reached this decision: He would not go to or call up Mrs. Merley.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
Our class has swelled to about a dozen persons now, and a good many others come and play to him once or twice and then go.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
I am pleading for a clear white light of education that shall go like the sun round the whole world.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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