Thesaurus / make headway
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As is well known, it is almost impossible to make headway in a Philippine forest without chopping down creepers and tangled vines.
And yet, withal, the divorce did not seem to make headway in England itself.
We can well imagine his astonishment when the doctrines of the Greek school first began to make headway in his little churches.
THE CHRIST OF PAULGEORGE REBER
They found, however, that it was no easy matter to make headway.
"She'll slacken in half an hour—then we'll make headway," Captain Warfield said, with an irritation explained by his next words.
A SON OF THE SUNJACK LONDON
As far as the eye can see it is one grand hurly-burly,—one frantic struggle to make headway,—and this for a half-dozen miles.
THE BOYS OF '61CHARLES CARLETON COFFIN.
However, he had now begun to make headway, feeling that he had some thing new to say.
Wilbur Littleton's life since he had come to man's estate had been a struggle, and he was only just beginning to make headway.
UNLEAVENED BREADROBERT GRANT
Slugs like it, but do not make headway against it in many gardens.
Tom strove vainly to make headway against the storm, but felt himself carried, willy-nilly, he knew not where.

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.