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Synonyms for enterprising

Synonyms for enterprising

Antonyms for enterprising

marked by imagination, initiative, and readiness to undertake new projects

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Is not the love of wealth as domineering and enterprising a passion as that of power or glory?
The Northwest Company, acting feebly and partially upon the suggestions of its former agent, Sir Alexander Mackenzie, had pushed one or two advanced trading posts across the Rocky Mountains, into a tract of country visited by that enterprising traveller, and since named New Caledonia.
At Dodge City an unknown hand threw in a copy of a Kansas paper containing some sort of an interview with Harvey, who had evidently fallen in with an enterprising reporter, telegraphed on from Boston.
But Kim did not suspect that Mahbub Ali, known as one of the best horse-dealers in the Punjab, a wealthy and enterprising trader, whose caravans penetrated far and far into the Back of Beyond, was registered in one of the locked books of the Indian Survey Department as C25 IB.
Outwardly he had been no ardent or enterprising lover; the career of his passion had confined its tumults and vicissitudes so entirely within the artist's imagination that Annie herself had scarcely more than a woman's intuitive perception of it; but, in Owen's view, it covered the whole field of his life.
I see you've got an evening paper; one of those enterprising evening papers that come out in the morning.
We can tolerate the Oracle very easily, but we have a poet and a good-natured enterprising idiot on board, and they do distress the company.
The poor child, who had remained pale and dreamy, awoke with a start; she recoiled hastily from the enterprising officer, and, casting a glance at her bare neck and shoulders, red, confused, mute with shame, she crossed her two beautiful arms on her breast to conceal it.
But there was something advanced and enterprising about young Smallways before he was out of short frocks.
He seemed now frightened and distraught and now unnaturally animated and enterprising.
Two of the more enterprising of the journalists caught them up upon the pavement.
If it hadn't been for the same very enterprising gentleman," Sir Alfred observed, "my correspondence would never have been tampered with.
One day it occurred to him to stop saying that his paper was pure and enterprising and fearless, and make it so.
Meantime, too, some of the enterprising humorists of the country
As the two men, Jaralson leading, pushed their way through the growth of young trees, that enterprising man suddenly stopped and brought up his shotgun to the height of his breast, uttered a low note of warning, and stood motionless, his eyes fixed upon something ahead.