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inroads
used in The Mill on the Floss

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Definition
progress toward achieving a goal
  • Tom and Maggie made several inroads into the kitchen, and, like other marauders, were induced to keep aloof for a time only by being allowed to carry away a sufficient load of booty.
    1.6 -- Book 1 Chapter 6 -- The Aunts and Uncles Are Coming (27% in)

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