gradually

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Etymology[edit]

gradual +‎ -ly

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡɹædʒuəli/
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  • Hyphenation: grad‧u‧al‧ly

Adverb[edit]

gradually (comparative more gradually, superlative most gradually)

  1. In a gradual manner; making slow progress; slowly.
  2. (obsolete) by degrees
    • (Can we date this quote by Grew and provide title, author’s full name, and other details?)
      Human reason doth not only gradually, but specifically, differ from the fantastic reason of brutes.

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