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advanced

(Elderly), adjective aged, along in years, ancient, old, senior, venerable

advanced

(Progressive), adjective contemporary, far ahead, forward-looking, modern, present-day, up-to-date, up-to-the-minute
See also: alleged, liberal, proficient, progressive, ripe, sophisticated
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Now, however, no whit anticipating the oblivion which awaited their names and feats, the champions advanced through the lists, restraining their fiery steeds, and compelling them to move slowly, while, at the same time, they exhibited their paces, together with the grace and dexterity of the riders.
I advanced to meet the larger, telling the Zodangan to do the best he could with the other.
Athos made a sign to Porthos and Aramis also to remain in the rear, and advanced alone.
Franz and the count in their turn then advanced along the same path, which, at the distance of a hundred paces, led them over a declivity to the bottom of a small valley.
Thus the aged form advanced on one side, and the whole parade of soldiers and magistrates on the other, till, when scarcely twenty yards remained between, the old man grasped his staff by the middle, and held it before him like a leader's truncheon.
the farther we advanced the thicker and taller, and apparently the more interminable, the reeds became.
Biscarrat entered then alone, and advanced through the darkness till he came in contact with the muzzle of Porthos's musket.
Count Nostitz, the Austrian general occupying the advanced posts, believed Murat's emissary and retired, leaving Bagration's division exposed.
Along this I advanced, and at a sudden turning, a few yards beyond the canyon's end, the path widened, and at my left I saw the opening to a large cave.
As all these things ran through the active mind, a party of men moved out of the forest at the edge of the plain and advanced toward the ruins of the burned bungalow.
Once at the foot of the ridge, they came cautiously to their feet, and, bent half-double, advanced silently upon the unconscious white man, their heavy war-clubs swinging menacingly in their brawny hands.
Drawing off his gauntlet he advanced close to De Vac.

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