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Done, says he, why let fifty of our men advance, and flank them on each wing.
THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
One adorable smile she gave him, and before he could advance to hold the door for her, she had opened it and passed out.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
So strained became the relations between them, that for the last part of the advance they no longer met at meals.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
The rebels wished to advance from Lutao, but were kept back by the fire from the gunboat Maria Cristina.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
Such throats are trying, are they not?In case one catches cold; Ah, yes!
BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
One, a man of distinguished looks and military bearing, was a little in advance of the other two.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
To advance in such circumstances was out of the question, he therefore set about building a miniature hut of snow.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
The commander-in-chief still kept him attached to the headquarter staff, and constantly employed him on special service.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Perhaps his almost perfectly spontaneous love of tiny flowers is already a considerable advance on his so-called prototype.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
So far Murat had always held subordinate commands; his great ambition was to become the commander-in-chief of an independent army.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
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WORDS RELATED TO IN ADVANCE

  • ahead
  • forth
  • forward-looking
  • in advance
  • leading
  • onward
  • precocious
  • premature
  • progressing
  • progressive
  • propulsive
  • well-developed
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