a person who believes in progress, as of humankind or society.
In the new world of our progressionist teachers, it is electricity that is the real motive-power.
Dreams Jerome K. Jerome
He was by education and preference a Tory; by necessity he became a progressionist.
Harper’s New Monthly Magazine, Volume 1, No. 3, August, 1850. Various
an advocate of social, political, or economic progress; a member of a progressive political party
a person who seeks or exacts exorbitant , especially through the sale of scarce or rationed goods. to act as a profiteer. Historical Examples profiteer (after trying a variety of patterns without success). Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 158, May 19, 1920 Various It is the profiteer, not privation, that makes man shake his […]
favoring or advocating , change, improvement, or reform, as opposed to wishing to maintain things as they are, especially in political matters: a progressive mayor. making toward better conditions; employing or advocating more enlightened or liberal ideas, new or experimental methods, etc.: a progressive community. characterized by such , or by continuous improvement. (initial capital […]
the act of . the legal of the manufacture and sale of alcoholic drinks for common consumption. (often initial capital letter) the period (1920–33) when the Eighteenth Amendment was in force and alcoholic beverages could not legally be manufactured, transported, or sold in the U.S. a law or decree that forbids. Contemporary Examples There was […]
a person who favors or advocates . (initial capital letter) a member of the Prohibition party. Contemporary Examples In the end, however, the prohibitionist side seems to benefit most of all. Why Legalizing Marijuana on Election Day Might Not Be a Good Idea Tony Doukopil October 28, 2012 Historical Examples “Drink is Scotland’s greatest sin,” […]