Definition of Groundworks

1. Noun. (plural of groundwork) ¹



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Definition of Groundworks

1. groundwork [n] - See also: groundwork

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Groundworks

groundstates
groundstroke
groundstrokes
groundswell
groundswells
groundswoman
groundswomen
groundward
groundwards
groundwater
groundwater level
groundwaters
groundwood
groundwoods
groundwork
groundworks (current term)
groundworm
groundworms
group
group-specific protease
group-theoretic
group-theoretical
group A
group AB
group A streptococcal necrotizing fasciitis
group A streptococci
group Amentiferae
group B
group B streptococci

Literary usage of Groundworks

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1. The Works of Jeremy Bentham by Jeremy Bentham, John Bowring (1843)
"Edifices, and groundworks, belonging to the Subdepartment : in particular, ... The several Docks, other groundworks, if any, employed'as receptacles for ..."

2. The doctrine of inspiration, an inquiry concerning the infallibility by John Macnaught (1857)
"Some of these groundworks are, like sand, lacking in power and solidity to sustain the mighty edifice of Christian sancti- fication; and so it comes to pass ..."

3. The Fraternitye of Vacabondes by John Awdelay, Thomas Harman (1869)
"The groundworks has been attributed to ... Hearne's copy of the groundworks is bound up in the 2nd vol. of Greene's Works, among George III. ..."

4. William Stafford's Compendious Or Briefe Examination of Certayne Ordinary by Frederick James Furnivall, William Stafford, John Hales (1876)
"The groundworks has been attributed to Robert Greene, but on no evidence (I believe) except Greene's having written a book in three Parts on ..."

5. The Metropolitan Tabernacle Pulpit: Sermons by Charles Haddon Spurgeon (1880)
"All other groundworks and principles, whatever may be said in their praise, are mere falsehoods if they are set forth as foundations, for the Lord Jesus has ..."

6. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1900)
"... Apology' as a masterly intellectual achievement, although he regarded it as an assault on the groundworks of religion. Wiseman was in youth tall, ..."

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