At the historically Catholic college where I teach, students grow more preternaturally orange as winter progresses.
Then, as if succumbing to the charms of its nectar, the novel becomes more extravagant as it progresses.
Are Phil's cracks getting meaner as Jubilee year progresses?
She's very good at pinpointing the feeling of how it progresses, the ways to keep yourself grounded.
This progresses to Fox abusing Spinelli at Fox's home, forcing him to engage in various sexual acts.
He twice visited his diocese in the north, and kept full journals of his progresses.
"I declare, our Bohemianism progresses famously," said she, half tartly.
The story increases in interest as it progresses, and sparkles with brilliant conversation and strong situations.
I watch my little romance daily, and will let you hear further as it progresses.
Commerce rejoices in, and progresses by, a common measure of Values.
late 14c., "a going on, action of walking forward," from Old French progres (Modern French progrès), from Latin progressus "a going forward," from past participle of progredi (see progression).
In early use in English especially "a state journey by royalty." Figurative sense of "growth, development, advancement to higher stages" is from c.1600. To be in progress "underway" is attested by 1849. Progress report attested by 1865.
1590s in the literal sense; c.1600 in the figurative sense, from progress (n.). OED says the verb was obsolete in English 18c. but was reformed or retained in America and subsequently long regarded in Britain as an Americanism. Related: Progressed; progressing.