Her visits to his studio inspired her writing, providing the necessary fuel to forge ahead with a difficult book.
In other states, unusual circumstances have left the Democrats hesitating while Republicans forge ahead with runs.
Like Americans did when they elected Barack Obama, we should eschew our old shibboleths and forge ahead on a revolutionary path.
late 14c., "a smithy," from Old French forge (12c.) "forge, smithy," earlier faverge, from Latin fabrica "workshop," from faber (genitive fabri) "workman in hard materials, smith" (see fabric). As the heating apparatus itself, from late 15c.
c.1300, "to make, shape, create," from Old French forgier, from Latin fabricari "to frame, construct, build," from fabrica "workshop" (see forge (n.)). Meaning "to counterfeit" is early 14c. Related: Forged; forging.