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furtherance

noun advancement, advocacy, aid, amelioration, assistance, behalf, betterment, championship, change for better, cooperation, course, defense, favor, gain, growth, headway, help, improvement, lift, longevity, preferment, progress, progression, reinforcement, raise, rise, succor, uptrend
Associated concepts: furtherance of a crime, in the furtherrnce of the business of the employer, in the furtherance of the discharge of duties
See also: advancement, advocacy, aid, assistance, behalf, course, development, favor, headway, help, improvement, longevity, progress, promotion, reinforcement, sanction
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Lydgate, you perceive, had talked fervidly to Rosamond of his hopes as to the highest uses of his life, and had found it delightful to be listened to by a creature who would bring him the sweet furtherance of satisfying affection--beauty--repose--such help as our thoughts get from the summer sky and the flower-fringed meadows.
It was inevitable not only that he and his associates should compose many tracts and sermons for the furtherance of their views, but, considering their attitude toward the Bible, that they should wish to put it into the hands of all the people in a form which they would be able to understand, that is in their own vernacular English.
Among them was Teeka, listening with all her ears; but her voice was not raised in furtherance of the plan.
They resign each other without complaint to the good offices which man and woman are severally appointed to discharge in time, and exchange the passion which once could not lose sight of its object, for a cheerful, disengaged furtherance, whether present or absent, of each other's designs.
I was easily led by the sympathy which he evinced to use the language of my heart, to give utterance to the burning ardour of my soul and to say, with all the fervour that warmed me, how gladly I would sacrifice my fortune, my existence, my every hope, to the furtherance of my enterprise.
What is the secret of Madame Fosco's unhesitating devotion of herself to the fulfilment of my boldest wishes, to the furtherance of my deepest plans?
His simple mind had not been able to embrace the reasons why one people should thus assume a superiority over the possessions of another, and it will readily be perceived, that at the hint just received from the trapper, he was not indisposed to fancy that some of the hidden subtilty of that magical influence, of which he was so firm a believer, was about to be practised by the unsuspecting subject of their conversation, in furtherance of these mysterious claims.
As the locksmith stood upon the step, it was chained and locked behind him, and the raven, in furtherance of these precautions, barked like a lusty house-dog.
We agree to keep our own secret, and to work together in furtherance of our own schemes.
Summary: The Maghreb Employers Union (MEU) board of directors convened, on Wednesday in Algiers, to look at the Union's work schedule during the current year and furtherance of preparations for the 2nd Maghreb Businessmen Forum scheduled for next May 10-11 in Tunis.
In a detention motion filed in a New York court and another one in the District of Colorado, the government stated, "In furtherance of the conspiracy, Zazi received detailed bomb-making instructions in Pakistan, purchased components of improvised explosive devices, and traveled to New York City on September 10, 2009 in furtherance of his criminal plans.
02(4) permits a deduction not to exceed the vehicle's FMV if the charity sells the vehicle at a price significantly below that value or gratuitously transfers the vehicle to a needy individual in direct furtherance of the donee organization's charitable purpose of relieving the poor and distressed or the underprivileged who are in need of transportation.