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used in Unbroken by Hillenbrand

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gradually advancing or becoming more severe
  • A few minutes later, someone noticed that the engines on one side were burning more fuel than those on the other, making one side progressively lighter.
    p. 117.5
progressively = increasingly
  • In the early months of 1940, in a series of eastern indoor miles against the best runners in America, he was magnificent, taking two seconds and two close fourths, twice beating Cunningham, and getting progressively faster.
    p. 42.4
progressively = increasingly
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