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|part of speech:
||occurring evenly by degrees.
Studies show a gradual change in attitude toward the wealthy.The trail makes a gradual incline for about a mile before it evens out.
- incremental, progressive
- abrupt, sharp, sheer, steep
- similar words:
- even, gentle, graduated, measured, methodical, orderly, piecemeal, regular, successive, systematic
||gradually (adv.), gradualness (n.)