make rapid strides

make rapid strides
index proceed (go forward)

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  • make great strides — To make rapid progress • • • Main Entry: ↑stride …   Useful english dictionary

  • Velocity — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Velocity >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 velocity velocity speed celerity Sgm: N 1 swiftness swiftness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 rapidity rapidity eagle speed Sgm: N 1 expedition expedition …   English dictionary for students

  • Progression — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Motion forward PARAG:Progression >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 progress progress progression progressiveness Sgm: N 1 advancing advancing &c. >V. Sgm: N 1 advance advance advancement Sgm: N 1 ongoing ongoing …   English dictionary for students

  • Clerics of Saint Viator —     Clerics of Saint Viator     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Clerics of Saint Viator     St. Viator, lector of the cathedral at Lyons, France, lived in the fourth century and is the earliest type of the teacher of the cathedral schools, In the… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • proceed — I (continue) verb begin again, begin where one left off, carry on, get back to work, get on, recommence, reinstate, renew, resume, return, take up again II (co forward) verb act, advance, arise, emanate, ensue, extend, flow, follow, follow a… …   Law dictionary

  • progression — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Moving forward Nouns progression, progress, progressiveness; motion; advance, advancing, advancement; ongoing, chain; floodtide, headway; march (see travel). See continuity, time. Verbs progress, advance …   English dictionary for students

  • ciconiiform — ▪ bird Introduction    any member of the five or six families of storklike (stork) birds (bird): herons (heron) and bitterns (bittern) (Ardeidae), the shoebill (sole species of the Balaenicipitidae), the hammerhead (sole species of the Scopidae) …   Universalium

  • stride — [strīd] vi. strode, stridden, striding [ME striden < OE stridan, akin to Ger streiten, to quarrel < IE * streidh < base * (s)ter , to be stiff, rigid > STARE, STARVE] 1. to walk with long steps, esp. in a vigorous or swaggering manner …   English World dictionary

  • japan — japanner, n. /jeuh pan /, n., adj., v., japanned, japanning. n. 1. any of various hard, durable, black varnishes, originally from Japan, for coating wood, metal, or other surfaces. 2. work varnished and figured in the Japanese manner. 3. Japans,… …   Universalium

  • Japan — /jeuh pan /, n. 1. a constitutional monarchy on a chain of islands off the E coast of Asia: main islands, Hokkaido, Honshu, Kyushu, and Shikoku. 125,716,637; 141,529 sq. mi. (366,560 sq. km). Cap.: Tokyo. Japanese, Nihon, Nippon. 2. Sea of, the… …   Universalium

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