progress

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increase velocity or progress accelerate
change for the better; progress in development advance , betterment , improvement
encouragement of the progress or growth or acceptance of something advancement , furtherance , promotion
any backward region that is isolated from the world and resists progress backwater
something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress balk , baulk , check , deterrent , handicap , hinderance , hindrance , impediment
any condition that makes it difficult to make progress or to achieve an objective barrier , roadblock
prevents access or progress blockade
progress quickly and effortlessly breeze
English preacher and author of an allegorical novel, Pilgrim's Progress (1628-1688) Bunyan , John Bunyan
easy unobstructed progress clear sailing , easy going , plain sailing
opposed to change or progress conservative , reactionary
situation in which no progress can be made or no advancement is possible dead end , deadlock , impasse , stalemate , standstill
hinder progress delay , retard
beginning progress dent
interrupt progress disrupt , intercept , intervene , supervene
something that slows or delays progress drag
help or hurry progress expedite
speed up progress expedite , facilitate
extreme conservative; an opponent of progress or liberalism extreme right-winger , reactionary , ultraconservative
act of assisting or making easier the progress or improvement of something facilitation
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