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Synonyms for gradual

Synonyms for gradual

proceeding very slowly by degrees

not steep or abrupt

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(Roman Catholic Church) an antiphon (usually from the Book of Psalms) immediately after the epistle at Mass

proceeding in small stages

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(of a topographical gradient) not steep or abrupt

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On the supposition of the subsequent and gradual elevation of the Portillo line, this can be understood; for a chain of islets would at first appear, and, as these were lifted up, the tides would be always wearing deeper and broader channels between them.
Gradual cessation of precipitation and reduction of the cloudiness in the afternoon.
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Rosengren said that while the FOMC is still carefully considering its balance sheet exit strategy, his ideal policy "would take a very gradual approach to balance sheet reduction.
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Worldwide guidelines for smoking cessation generally recommend abrupt cessation over a gradual reduction in smoking, based on data from observational studies.
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Central Bank of Cyprus (CBC) and the country's financial institutions agreed on Wednesday on a gradual reduction of banking deposits` interest rates from May 1 onwards.
Summary: Free Patriotic Movement leader MP Michel Aoun called Wednesday for the gradual implementation of democracy in the Middle East.
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It is still within our strategy, but it should be done in an orderly and gradual manner to make sure it does not impact the market's stability," Abdulrahman al-Tuwaijri, chairman of the Capital Market Authority(CMA), said at a meeting with executives from listed companies that was attended by reporters.
RAMALLAH, October 2, 2011 (WAFA) - The Palestinian Prisoner's Club (PPC) Sunday said that the general struggle committee for prisoners in the Israeli Ofer prison has decided to go on a gradual hunger strike in line with the struggle move undertaken in the rest of the central prisons, according to PPC press release.