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Related to stepped up to the plate: take a back seat, without a hitch, along the lines
stepnoun achievement, act, action, advance, deed, degree, expedient, footpace, footstep, gait, gradation, grade, maneuver, milestone, move, pace, procedure, proceeding, process, progression, rundle, rung, stride, tramp, tread
See also: act, degree, expedient, operation, perambulate, period, phase, procedure, proceeding, undertaking, venture