Thesaurus / stepping-stone

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A path two feet deep had been worn into the stepping-stone at the entrance.

And full well Joan realized that in this big venture of hers the old, except as a stepping-stone, was separated forever.

The Shield of SilenceHarriet T. Comstock

Education is not only compulsory, but it is the only stepping-stone to high preferment in the civil service of the government.

The Story of MaltaMaturin M. Ballou

The episcopal chair was often but the stepping-stone to the scaffold.

The Catacombs of RomeWilliam Henry Withrow

Once, twice, three times Courney had been a stepping-stone in the swept and garnished pathways of battle.

Now it was demanded of her by a man who, having promised to serve her, had merely used her as a stepping-stone to power.

VayennePercy Brebner

Van Tiefel was but a stepping-stone; he was not made for the desk of a counting-house.

OrientationsWilliam Somerset Maugham

He used the law merely as a stepping-stone to what he considered a more attractive condition in the political world.

Who knows but what this may be a stepping-stone into a successful career?

Mary Ware's Promised LandAnnie Fellows Johnston

A harsher course might have led to ruin—the milder one was the stepping-stone to the woolsack and a peerage.

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