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adverb as in ahead

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The why is important to understand so you can make a judgment for yourself on whether to mulligan or continue onward with a little yolk.

Whether or not the vaccines stop “onward transmission” of the virus is likely to be a critical variable in determining how the pandemic plays out and how soon life goes back to normal.

When the receptors bind to a taste chemical, they activate the cell to which they are attached, sending a signal onward to the brain.

In this way, Republicans are continuing in the tradition of Southern Democrats from the 1850s onward.

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Alaska Airlines has barred 237 passengers since August, and “in more than half of these incidents we also canceled onward or returning travel,” spokeswoman Cailee Olson said.

First appearing in 1779, sex-assignment surgeries became increasingly popular from the nineteenth century onward.

One example of that: Rudel was a prominent member of the neo-Nazi German Reich Party from 1953 onward.

This was not onward and upward for TV news, but it got good ratings for CNN, so expect to see more.

First he headed to Juba, South Sudan, covering the ongoing crisis there for Anadola, and then, onward to Nigeria.

But from Tora Bora onward, political life in America became one frustration after the next.

He swam with her upon the summit of the breaking Wave, lifted upon its crest, swept onward irresistibly.

In the depths of his being, below an immense horizon, shone joy, luring him onward and brightening as it did so.

But he did succeed, and the ships sailed onward as though nothing had happened.

They both rose and each carrying his hat in his hand, the better to facilitate "thinking," went silently onward again.

We were mere atoms in a vast wave of horn and bone and flesh that bore us onward as the tide floats driftwood.


On this page you'll find 18 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to onward, such as: onward/onwards, forth, forward, alee, along, and beyond.

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