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Progress

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To report progress, in parliamentary language, is to conclude for the night the business of a bill, and defer the consideration of all subsequent items thereof till the day nominated by the chief Minister of the Crown.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Procris
Procrustes Bed
Procrustean
Prodigal
Prodigy
Profane
Profile
Profound (The)
Prog
Progne or Prokne
Progress
Projection
Proletaire
Proletariat
Prometheus
Promethean
Promethean Fire
Promethean Unguent (The)
Prometheans
Promise of Odin (The)
Promised Land