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  • as inaccelerate
  • as indrive
  • as inflee
  • as infloor it
  • as inhurry
  • as inrush

synonyms for step on the gas

  • advance
  • expedite
  • further
  • hasten
  • open up
  • quicken
  • spur
  • step up
  • stimulate
  • drive
  • dust
  • forward
  • gun
  • hurry
  • impel
  • precipitate
  • railroad
  • rev
  • roll
  • tool
  • fire up
  • hammer on
  • lay a patch
  • lay rubber
  • make tracks
  • nail it
  • peel rubber
  • put on afterburners
  • put pedal to metal
  • rev up
  • speed up
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antonyms for step on the gas

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  • block
  • cease
  • check
  • delay
  • discourage
  • halt
  • hinder
  • slow
  • stop
  • dissuade
  • repress
  • wait
  • decelerate
  • defer
  • impede
  • postpone
  • retard
  • slow down
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    How to use step on the gas in a sentence

    The bride elect rushes up to him, and so they both step down to the foot-lights.
    PHYSIOLOGY OF THE OPERAJOHN H. SWABY (AKA "SCRICI")
    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
    But, when the car came thundering down, it was crammed to the step; with a melancholy gesture, the driver declined her signal.
    HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
    Sol got up, slowly; took a backward step into the yard; filled his lungs, opened his mouth, made his eyes round.
    THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
    She was growing a little stout, but it did not seem to detract an iota from the grace of every step, pose, gesture.
    THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
    The sound of my step shall make your heart jump; a look from me shall make you dumb for an hour.
    CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
    The young lady, hearing his step, turned round and stood on the stair, confronting him fiercely.
    CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
    In connection with this step the practice of melodies is useful, if one has musical taste.
    EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
    When you engaged yourself to the young woman you were poor and a nobody, and the step was perhaps excusable.
    ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
    The good lady of the house came out to welcome me, and the garon was ready at the step.
    BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
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