/ˈɪnˌroʊd/

noun

1 the entrance of an enemy into a country with purposes of hostility. 2 a sudden or desultory incursion or invasion. 3 raid. 4 encroachment.

It will take more than the Supreme Court affirming the civil rights of homosexuals in this country to make serious inroads into the southern part of the United States. For now, legislators try to legalize discrimination in the guise of “religious freedom” laws.


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Modern Language Association (MLA Style)

“Inroad.” The Effin’ Word, The Effin’ Word, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/inroad. Accessed 31 July 2021.

The Effin’ Word, s.v. “inroad”, accessed July 31, 2021, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/inroad.

The Effin’ Word. (n.d.). Inroad. In The Effin’ Word. Retrieved July 31, 2021, from https://effinwords.com/dictionary/inroad


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