- promising or apt, as a student.
- compliant; docile.
OTHER WORDS FROM towardto·ward·ness, noun
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And Epstein continues to steer money toward universities to advance scientific research.Sleazy Billionaire’s Double Life Featured Beach Parties With Stephen Hawking|M.L. Nestel|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Doubling down on Schedule I is, at best, a deranged way to push Americans away from “medical,” and toward recreational, use.Obama’s Pot Policy Is Refer Madness|James Poulos|January 5, 2015|DAILY BEAST
That kind of compassion might go a long way toward helping us begin to respond to a hurting world.In 2015, Let’s Try for More Compassion|Gene Robinson|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
And black fury toward cops today is fueled by historic economic disparities and by the economic disaster of the past decade plus.No Gods, No Cops, No Masters|James Poulos|January 1, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Wisner continues to feel angry toward the agency because she believes she was misled.Judge: Rehoming Kids Is Trafficking|Tina Traster|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Davy looked around and saw an old man coming toward them across the lawn.Davy and The Goblin|Charles E. Carryl
She walked away toward another door, which was masked with a curtain that she lifted.Confidence|Henry James
For it is better that thy children should ask of thee, than that thou look toward the hands of thy children.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
Her heart fluttered violently with fear as she saw that he stepped out after her, and walked by her side toward the house.Checkmate|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
And as she hesitated between obedience to one and duty toward the other, her life, her love and future was in the balance.The Homesteader|Oscar Micheaux
British Dictionary definitions for toward
Derived forms of towardtowardness, noun
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see go a long way toward.