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stepping-stone

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  • as inmeans
  • as ininstrumentation

synonyms for stepping-stone

  • aid
  • channel
  • equipment
  • factor
  • instrument
  • measure
  • mechanism
  • medium
  • mode
  • power
  • process
  • route
  • step
  • system
  • tactic
  • technique
  • vehicle
  • agency
  • agent
  • apparatus
  • auspices
  • avenue
  • course
  • dodge
  • expedient
  • fashion
  • gimmick
  • instrumentality
  • instrumentation
  • intermediary
  • machinery
  • manner
  • ministry
  • organ
  • organization
  • paraphernalia
  • path
  • road
  • trick
  • modus operandi
  • ways and means
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antonyms for stepping-stone

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  • end
  • paucity
  • poorness
  • shame
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How to use stepping-stone in a sentence

That evening in the gondola, with one old and two newer friends, is marked with a white stone in my recollection.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
Monsieur,” growls the baron, “stone walls have ears, you say if only they had tongues; what tales these could tell!
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
A colossal steam "traveller" had ceaselessly carried great blocks of stone and long steel girders from point to point.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
The clink of the stone-masons' chisels had resounded year after year from morning till night.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
A few small rocks of some soft stone may be added, and in between these the Ferns are planted.
HOW TO KNOW THE FERNSS. LEONARD BASTIN
The work was commenced in June, 1882, the memorial stone being laid February 15th, the following year.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
Another female person, whom I put down as Madam Stone, arose and disappeared through an open door at my approach.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Clodd tells us that one cubic inch of rotten stone contains 41 thousand million vegetable skeletons of diatoms.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
To keep the roads fit for travelling on, requires about 60,000 tons of stone per year.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
He simply said that Hans died after telling us that they had been attacked, and that the gold was hidden at Writing-Stone.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
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