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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Inroad. The Effin Word, The Effin Word, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/inroad. Accessed 3 June 2023.
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The Effin Word, s.v. inroad, accessed June 3, 2023, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/inroad.
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The Effin Word. (n.d.). Inroad. In The Effin Word. Retrieved June 3, 2023, from https://effinwords.com/dictionary/inroad