Synonyms and Antonyms of GRADUAL

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Synonyms and Antonyms of GRADUAL :

GRADUAL - adjective

Meanings :

1. proceeding in small stages
2. not steep or abrupt

In sentences :

1. I advocate a policy of gradual reform.

2. The doctor noticed a gradual improvement in his patient.

Synonyms - Slow, regular, continuous, progressive

1. Slow and steady wins the race.

He is very regular in his studies.

2. The continuous outflow of blood led to his untimely death.

3. Only a few of the young politicians are progressive.

Antonyms - Rapid, momentary, unanticipated, unremediated, unforeseen

1. Rapid flow of river waters causes soil erosion, unless the extra flow is used for hydro-electricity.

2. His response to the boss's instructions was only momentary.

3. Quite often unanticipated circumstances beyond one's control upset the planned procedures.

4. Any further functioning of the unremediated machines would cause complete breakdown.

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