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Gradually Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    gradually adv : in a gradual manner; "the snake moved gradually toward its victim" [syn: bit by bit, step by step]
Gradually Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Gradually \Grad"u*al*ly\, adv.
  1. In a gradual manner.
  2. In degree. [Obs.] Human reason doth not only gradually, but specifically, differ from the fantastic reason of brutes. --Grew.
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* He with whom neither slander that gradually soaks into the mind, nor statements that startle like a wound in the flesh, are successful may be called intelligent indeed. - Confucius

* Justice is the end of government. It is the end of civil society. It ever has been and ever will be pursued until it be obtained, or until liberty be lost in the pursuit. In a society under the forms of which the stronger faction can readily unite and oppress the weaker, anarchy may as truly be said to reign as in a state of nature, where the weaker individual is not secured against the violence of the stronger and as, in the latter state, even the individuals are prompted, by the uncertainty of their condition, to submit to a government which may protect the weak as well as themselves so, in the former state, will the more powerful factions or parties be gradually induced, by a like motive to wish for a government which will protect all parties, the weaker as well as the more powerful. - Alexander Hamilton

* Practice and thought might gradually forge many an art. - Virgil


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  • Recovery is finally kicking in
    It's a slow build, but the economy is gradually gaining strength across a broad range of data. Read more on this news related to 'Gradually'
  • Time Warner Cable goes dark; gradually comes back
    Time Warner Cable is experiencing multiple outages nationwide, the company said on Wednesday, but did not specify the nature of the problem. Read more on this news related to 'Gradually'
  • Japan finmin Aso: sales tax hike impact gradually easing on economy
    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Friday that the impact of April's sales tax hike on the economy is gradually easing but it needs close monitoring from now on. Aso was speaking ... Read more on this news related to 'Gradually'

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