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progressive
used in The Memory Keeper’s Daughter

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Definition
favoring political change or new ideas (typically associated with liberal causes); or a person with such beliefs

or:

gradually getting more severe — as of a disease or other condition

or:

gradually advancing (making progress)
  • They were on the east side of Pittsburgh, in an old factory building that had been converted into a progressive preschool.
    p. 158.2

There are no more uses of "progressive" in The Memory Keeper’s Daughter.

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