Antonyms of BEHINDHAND

Examples of usage:

  1. The ocean, not to be behindhand with the earth, yielded up her mighty whales, that Mr. Gathergold might sell their oil, and make a profit on it. "Famous Stories Every Child Should Know" by Various
  2. Clare, who, also, was in better health, was not behindhand in energy or industry. "The Life and Letters of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Volume I (of 2)" by Florence A. Thomas Marshall
  3. It is true that these problems can be actually met in most cases only by the States themselves, but it would be well for the Nation to endeavor to secure and publish comprehensive information as to the conditions of the labor of children in the different States, so as to spur up those that are behindhand and to secure approximately uniform legislation of a high character among the several States. "Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present" by Various
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