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synonyms for push the envelope

  • be the point man
  • blaze the trail
  • forge ahead
  • front
  • pioneer
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How to use push the envelope in a sentence

Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
The sense of bearing on to the voice, or endeavoring to push the tone by any pressure whatever, should be absolutely avoided.
EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
Thereupon the governor attacked him alone, and giving a violent push on the door, opened it.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
One Turkish Company, about a hundred strong, was making an ugly push within rifle shot of our ship.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
A resolute push for quite a short period now might reconstruct the entire basis of our collective human life.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
Lawrence mingled with the crowd, and as he read he felt a bulky envelope thrust in his hand and caught a glimpse of a dusky arm.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
Still, if such an envelope should be handed him, he would breathe easier until it was opened.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
You never know when you are going to stumble upon a jewel in the most out-of-the-way corner.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
Mr. Slocum was not educated in a university, and his life has been in by-paths, and out-of-the-way places.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
I drew back from the rim of Writing-On-the-Stone, that set of whispered phrases echoing in my ears.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
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