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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class II. Words Relating to Space
Section IV. Motion
4. Motion with Reference to Direction
 
282. [Motion Forwards; Progressive Motion.] Progression.
 
  
NOUN:PROGRESSION, progress, progressiveness; advancing &c. v.; advance, advancement; ongoing; flood tide, headway; march [See Journey]; rise; improvement [See Improvement].
  
VERB:ADVANCE; proceed, progress; get on, get along, get over the ground; gain ground; forge ahead; jog on, rub on, wag on [obs.], go with the stream; keep -, hold on- one’s course; go -, move -, come -, get -, pass -, push -, press- -on, - forward, - forwards, - ahead; press onward or onwards, step forward; make -, work -, carve -, push -, force -, edge -, elbow- one’s way; make -progress, - head, - way, - headway, - advances, - strides, - rapid strides (velocity) [See Velocity]; go ahead, shoot ahead; drive -on, - ahead; go full steam ahead; distance; make up leeway.
  
ADJECTIVE:ADVANCING &c. v.; ongoing; progressive, profluent; advanced.
  
ADVERB:FORWARD, onward; forth, on, ahead, under way, en route for, on -one’s way, - the way, - the road, - the high road- to; in progress, in mid-progress; in transitu [L.] [See Transference].
  
QUOTATIONS:
  1. Vestigia nulla retrorsum.
  2. Westward the course of empire takes its way.—Berkeley

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