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1‘after almost six weeks, she was still uncertain how to proceed’
begin, make a start, get going, move, set something in motion
take action, act, go on, take steps, take measures, go ahead, make progress, make headway
2‘he turned off the road and proceeded down the long drive’
go, make one's way, advance, move, move forward, move along, progress, carry on, press on, push on
3‘the government confirmed its decision to proceed with the investigations’
go ahead, carry on, go on, continue, keep on, get on, get ahead
4‘there is not enough evidence to proceed against him’
take to court, start proceedings against, take proceedings against, begin an action against, start an action against, sue
5‘his claim that all power proceeded from God’
originate, have its origin, spring, stem, come, derive, arise, issue, flow, emanate, descend, result, follow, ensue, begin, emerge, start
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