Sears's followers call this progression "attachment parenting" and it seems to have something to do with attachment.
This progression toward ever-higher stages of divine perfection extends beyond death, continuing into the afterlife.
Gangrene is not curable by current medical intervention once past a certain point in its progression, except by amputation.
And 10 months of stability is but a moment of time for HIV, for which progression is measured in years.
Kathryn Wilson, et al. “Coffee Consumption and Prostate Cancer Risk and progression in the Health Professionals Follow-up Study.”
Her productions showed a good deal of sameness and a certain lack of progression.
But how happen there to be such evidences of progression as exist?
Thus, you perceive the infinite order and the beautiful symmetry of the great law of evolution and progression.
It was the most comfortable method of progression that I had ever known.
Her line of progression brought her within four yards of the place where he stood waiting in the shadow of a giant spruce.
late 14c., "action of moving from one condition to another," from Old French progression and directly from Latin progressionem (nominative progressio) "a going forward, advancement, growth, increase," noun of action from past participle stem of progredi "go forward," from pro- "forward" (see pro-) + gradi "to step, walk," from gradus "step" (see grade (n.)).