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adjective as in futuristic

adjective as in go ahead

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Oregon wine pioneer David Lett first planted pinot gris in the Willamette Valley in 1970, and today his son Jason continues to produce the standard-bearer for this grape in the Pacific Northwest.

Snapchat helped pioneer the use of lenses on faces in photos and videos to turn ordinary picture messages into fantastical creations where humans can look like, say, cats, and even cats can wear festival-chic flower crowns.

Evenflo’s general counsel could not be reached for comment but has said in the past that the company has been a pioneer in side-impact testing and that its seats are safe, effective and affordable.

You remember, there is a story about solar impulse with Bertrand Piccard, a pioneer who did a world tour with a plane powered by the sun.

That policy gives Nio, which is pioneering battery-swapping services, greater flexibility on how it prices its models.

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I think they could learn something from their pioneering forebear.

Violence against women continues to plague Turkey, and a pioneering new female political party blames Erdogan's machismo.

The pioneering geographer Bernard Nietschmann once contended “more indigenous territory has been claimed by maps than by guns.”

A pioneering photographer in the 1950s, Bunny Yeager discovered the iconic Bettie Page and helped establish pin-ups.

Veteran illustrator Howard Brodie was on the case, pioneering the rising art form.

Interplanetary commerce, if and when it begins, will be fraught with all of the dangers that accompany pioneering expeditions.

Men cherished easy mental ruts grooved by the unprogressive centuries; pioneering paths were only for the few.

Language could scarcely overstate the enormous precedence of Spain over all other nations in the pioneering of the New World.

Then while she preserved, canned, and pickled them, there was little time to long for pioneering in the West.

There had been, however, a measure of pioneering in several of these directions.


On this page you'll find 275 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pioneering, such as: advanced, ahead of its time, cutting edge, experimental, groundbreaking, and innovative.

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