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synonyms for spearhead

  • initiate
  • launch
  • prompt
  • spur
  • bring
  • cause
  • direct
  • guide
  • head
  • helm
  • influence
  • introduce
  • motivate
  • move
  • originate
  • persuade
  • pioneer
  • produce
  • quarterback
  • shepherd
  • bring on
  • get the jump on
  • go out in front
  • run things
  • trail-blaze
See also synonyms for: spearheaded / spearheading

antonyms for spearhead

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  • end
  • finish
  • stop
  • discourage
  • dissuade
  • leave
  • misguide
  • mislead
  • neglect
  • result
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How to use spearhead in a sentence

Boris Johnson, the UK’s prime minister since 2019 and the spearhead of the 2016 Brexit campaign, resigned today.
UK PRIME MINISTER BORIS JOHNSON HAS RESIGNEDCASSIE WERBERJULY 7, 2022QUARTZ
MacRae's seat, stone-marker, and aboriginal spearhead; the three lined up like the sights of a modern rifle.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
See if you can strike off tiny flakes until the large flake looks like a spearhead.
THE LATER CAVE-MENKATHARINE ELIZABETH DOPP
In the coffin were also a bronze spearhead and several weapons of flint—facts which all go to establish a remote date.
IN SEARCH OF GRAVESTONES OLD AND CURIOUSW.T. (WILLIAM THOMAS) VINCENT
On 4th June, 1915, in Gallipoli, you forced your way like a spearhead into and through line upon line of Turkish trenches.
THE SEVENTH MANCHESTERSS. J. WILSON
The spearhead at the same rate would weigh about eighteen pounds twelve ounces.
THE BIBLE: WHAT IT ISCHARLES BRADLAUGH
The pig naturally bounds off, the shaft comes out of the socket, leaving the spearhead sticking in the wound.
SPORT AND WORK ON THE NEPAUL FRONTIERJAMES INGLIS
Due north the Vorkulian spearhead was hurled, before the rigorous geometrical alignment was altered.
SPACEHOUNDS OF IPCEDWARD ELMER SMITH
Saluting then most gracefully, with the spearhead to the earth, the messenger springs to the ground, and hands in his paquet.
THE STORY OF THE ZULU CAMPAIGNWALLER ASHE
Having recovered the spearhead, he sprang after the animal, hoping to catch it before it had got far.
THE YOUNG RAJAHW.H.G. KINGSTON
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WORDS RELATED TO SPEARHEAD

  • lead the way
  • pilot
  • spearhead
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.