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synonyms for inroads

  • wear and tear
  • abrasion
  • attrition
  • damage
  • depreciation
  • deterioration
  • dilapidation
  • diminution
  • disappearance
  • employment
  • erosion
  • friction
  • impairment
  • loss
  • mileage
  • service
  • usefulness
  • utility
  • waste

antonyms for inroads

MOST RELEVANT
  • building
  • construction
  • development
  • improvement
  • strengthening
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How to use inroads in a sentence

After ten years of wedded life she died before her parents, having made great inroads upon Gedeon Brunner's property.
REPERTORY OF THE COMEDIE HUMAINE, COMPLETE, A -- ZANATOLE CERFBERR AND JULES FRANOIS CHRISTOPHE
He caused his mother sorrow, by a dissolute life and by forcible inroads on the maternal purse.
REPERTORY OF THE COMEDIE HUMAINE, COMPLETE, A -- ZANATOLE CERFBERR AND JULES FRANOIS CHRISTOPHE
Engagements and constant requests for his services made great inroads upon his time.
ROBERT MOFFATDAVID J. DEANE
Anciently the Magnetes were utterly extirpated by Treres, a Cimmerian tribe, who for a long period made successful inroads.
THE GEOGRAPHY OF STRABO, VOLUME III (OF 3)STRABO
This well-favoured and comely girl soon made appreciable inroads upon the emotional constitution of young Farmer Oak.
FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWDTHOMAS HARDY
He was raised up to erect barriers against fresh inroads of barbarians.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME VJOHN LORD
Blake and Hamilton were soon making inroads, each on his own particular sphere of work.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
He longs to rescue individuals, to protect communities from the inroads of these destroying agencies.
A MORTAL ANTIPATHYOLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, SR.
Moab was more exposed to the inroads of its nomadic neighbours from the wilderness than its sister-kingdom of Ammon.
EARLY ISRAEL AND THE SURROUNDING NATIONSARCHIBALD SAYCE
Some unknown sorrow had made great inroads even upon her beauty.
THE INTERNATIONAL MONTHLY, VOLUME 3, NO. 1, APRIL, 1851VARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO INROADS

  • abrasion
  • attrition
  • damage
  • depreciation
  • deterioration
  • dilapidation
  • diminution
  • disappearance
  • employment
  • erosion
  • friction
  • impairment
  • inroads
  • loss
  • mileage
  • service
  • usefulness
  • utility
  • waste
  • wear and tear
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.