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  • in a gradual manner; "the snake moved gradually toward its victim"

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'Gradually' example sentence in quotations


* 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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  • Tuesday weather: Cloudy, but gradually clearing
    The red flag warning for fire danger finally has been lifted. Tuesday will get off to a cloudy start, but the skies gradually will clear and high temperatures will be near 80. There's a slight… Read more on this news related to 'Gradually'
  • Norway’s Central Bank Sees Rates Starting to Rise After 2015
    Central Bank Governor Oeystein Olsen said in a statement, “The analyses in the monetary policy report presented today imply that the key policy rate will remain at the present level to the end of 2015, rising gradually thereafter.” Read more on this news related to 'Gradually'
  • House of the Week | Historic Alexandria home for $5.2M
    Often referred to as Holland House, this modest two-story home gradually grew into a 6,125-square-foot L-shaped dwelling on nearly a half-acre. Read more on this news related to 'Gradually'

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