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synonyms for initiatives

  • action
  • drive
  • leadership
  • push
  • ambition
  • dynamism
  • energy
  • enterprise
  • enthusiasm
  • get-up-and-go
  • gumption
  • inventiveness
  • moxie
  • originality
  • punch
  • resource
  • resourcefulness
  • spunk
  • steam
  • vigor

antonyms for initiatives

MOST RELEVANT
  • apathy
  • cowardice
  • idleness
  • inactivity
  • indifference
  • laziness
  • lethargy
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How to use initiatives in a sentence

The line of human improvement and the expansion of human life lies in the direction of education and finer initiatives.
THE NEW MACHIAVELLIHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
Unco-ordinated human initiatives lead to nothing but social chaos.
THE OUTLINE OF HISTORY: BEING A PLAIN HISTORY OF LIFE AND MANKINDHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
It was an age of political division indeed, but of very great intellectual initiatives.
THE OUTLINE OF HISTORY: BEING A PLAIN HISTORY OF LIFE AND MANKINDHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
I know nothing that so much confirms your philosophy as this spectacle of an accumulation of individual initiatives all preserved.
THE LETTERS OF WILLIAM JAMES, VOL. 1WILLIAM JAMES
The role of parents and teachers is to call forth and welcome the personal responses and initiatives of their children.
HEREIN IS LOVEREUEL L. HOWE
And so tonight, I propose two new initiatives to help more Americans afford their own insurance.
STATE OF THE UNION ADDRESSES OF GEORGE W. BUSHGEORGE W. BUSH
America is leading the fight against global poverty, with strong education initiatives and humanitarian assistance.
STATE OF THE UNION ADDRESSES OF GEORGE W. BUSHGEORGE W. BUSH
Such unsuccessful initiatives are lowering the consideration of that statesman who makes them.
DIARY FROM MARCH 4, 1861, TO NOVEMBER 12, 1862ADAM GUROWSKI
Lady Paton was left to take all the initiatives, and behind her mother Camelia smiled with an air of happy obscurity.
THE CONFOUNDING OF CAMELIAANNE DOUGLAS SEDGWICK
Given an immense body of opinion initiatives may break out effectively anywhere; failing it, they will be fruitless everywhere.
NEW YORK TIMES CURRENT HISTORY: THE EUROPEAN WAR, VOL 2, NO. 1, APRIL, 1915VARIOUS
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