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Synonyms for progress

a progression from a simple form to a more complex one

steady improvement, as of an individual or a society

to go forward, especially toward a conclusion

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Pilgrim's Progress,' because it is the work of a poet and a scholar as well as a religious enthusiast.
Though his progress seemed tantalizingly slow to the ape-man whose idea of speed had been gained by such standards as the lesser apes attain, he made, as a matter of fact, almost as rapid progress as the drifting canoe that bore Rokoff on ahead of him, so that he came to the bay and within sight of the ocean just after darkness had fallen upon the same day that Jane Clayton and the Russian ended their flights from the interior.
Cast down your bucket among these people who have, without strikes and labour wars, tilled your fields, cleared your forests, builded your railroads and cities, and brought forth treasures from the bowels of the earth, and helped make possible this magnificent representation of the progress of the South.
Gentlemen of the Exposition, as we present to you our humble effort at an exhibition of our progress, you must not expect overmuch.
For some months past, my brave colleagues," continued Barbicane, "I have been asking myself whether, while confining ourselves to our own particular objects, we could not enter upon some grand experiment worthy of the nineteenth century; and whether the progress of artillery science would not enable us to carry it out to a successful issue.
You know," said he, "what progress artillery science has made during the last few years, and what a degree of perfection firearms of every kind have reached.
He and the professor were talking in the workshop of the remarkable progress of Number Thirteen toward a complete mastery of English and the ways and manners of society, in which von Horn had been assisting his employer to train the young giant.
I will go on examining authorities and reporting progress until she is well enough to get me out of this scrape by presiding herself.
Our heavy frocks soon became completely saturated with water, and by their weight, and that of the articles we had concealed beneath them, not a little impeded our progress.
For the first five days they had a fair and fresh breeze, and the boats made good progress.
He doubted, therefore, the fair dealing of Lisa, and feared that, should they enter the Sioux country together, the latter might make use of his influence with that tribe, as he had in the case of Crooks and M'Lellan, and instigate them to oppose his progress up the river.
Some day the study of metabolism may progress so far as to enable us to accept structural changes proceeding from an intellectual or moral base.
As I applied so closely, it may be easily conceived that my progress was rapid.
Now I was led to examine the cause and progress of this decay and forced to spend days and nights in vaults and charnel-houses.
The Entertainment is written; and the rehearsals are in steady progress.
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