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Definitionprogress toward achieving a goal
- Unhampered by matrimony or widowhood, they made vast inroads on the convalescents, and even the least attractive girls, Scarlett observed gloomily, had no difficulty in getting engaged.2.8 (97% in)
- He could tell of consumption making inroads on entire families and of pellagra, once found only among poor whites, which was now appearing in Atlanta's best families.4.37 (98% in)
There are no more uses of "inroads" in Gone with the Wind.
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