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prōgressĭo , ōnis, f. progredior,
I.a going forth or forward, progression; trop., advancement, progress, growth, increase (a favorite word with Cicero).
II. In partic., a figure of speech, a progression, climax, i. e. a progressive strengthening of expressions, Cic. de Or. 3, 54, 206; Quint. 9, 1, 33.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Cicero, On Oratory, 3.54
    • Cicero, de Finibus Bonorum et Malorum, 4.24
    • Cicero, de Finibus Bonorum et Malorum, 4.7
    • Cicero, de Finibus Bonorum et Malorum, 5.21
    • Cicero, Tusculanae Disputationes, 4.1
    • Cicero, De Officiis, 3.3
    • Quintilian, Institutio Oratoria, Book 9, 1.33
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