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  • as inadvance
  • as income on
  • as incontinue
  • as incover ground
  • as infare
  • as inprogress
  • as insail

synonyms for make headway

  • accelerate
  • achieve
  • move up
  • progress
  • promote
  • propel
  • speed
  • storm
  • conquer
  • dispatch
  • drive
  • elevate
  • hasten
  • launch
  • march
  • proceed
  • quicken
  • skyrocket
  • bring forward
  • come forward
  • continue ahead
  • continue on
  • forge ahead
  • gain ground
  • get ahead
  • get green light
  • get there
  • get with it
  • go ahead
  • go forth
  • go forward
  • go great guns
  • go places
  • go to town
  • make the scene
  • move on
  • move onward
  • press on
  • push ahead
  • push on
  • send forward
  • step forward

antonyms for make headway

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  • hinder
  • cease
  • halt
  • hold
  • keep
  • retard
  • stop
  • back down
  • decrease
  • hesitate
  • recede
  • retreat
  • retrogress
  • take back
  • turn
  • withdraw
  • yield
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      How to use make headway in a sentence

      And to tell the truth, she couldn't help wishing he could see, so he could make the game livelier.
      THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
      She did not need a great cook-book; She knew how much and what it took To make things good and sweet and light.
      BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
      Now this setting up of an orderly law-abiding self seems to me to imply that there are impulses which make for order.
      CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
      Give a sweet savour, and a memorial of fine flour, and make a fat offering, and then give place to the physician.
      THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
      Those in whom the impulse is strong and dominant are perhaps those who in later years make the good society actors.
      CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
      It is then we make him our friend, which sets us above the envy and contempt of wicked men.
      THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
      Terror drives you on; fate coerces you; you can't help yourself, and my delight is to make the plunge terrible.
      CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
      The sound of my step shall make your heart jump; a look from me shall make you dumb for an hour.
      CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
      Fanning and Wharton were to make head against the infantry and cavalry.
      BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
      The offspring of the ungodly shall not bring forth many branches, and make a noise as unclean roots upon the top of a rock.
      THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
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