GRADUAL's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of gradual
Definition:
a. proceeding by steps or degrees; advancing, step by step, as in ascent or descent or from one state to another; regularly progressive
Example:
There has been a gradual increase in the number of people owning cars.
Sentence in Classic:
A gradual warmth, a languorous weariness passed over him descending along his spine from his closely cowled head.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
As Wemmick and Miss Skiffins sat side by side, and as I sat in a shadowy corner, I observed a slow and gradual elongation of Mr.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
For to effect a gradual reform requires a sagacious man who can discern mischief while it is still remote and in the germ.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
It was in this mind that he had been making his way back to the station when Miss Bart crossed his path; but though, after his brief word with her, he kept mechanically on his course, he was conscious of a gradual change in his purpose.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
The change had been so gradual, the flouting of one small convention seeming to have no connection with the flouting of another, and none of them any connection with Rhett.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
This gradual sinking to the earth was, in fact, one reason why Eustacia had thought that the part of the Turkish Knight, though not the shortest, would suit her best.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy Context
This spectacle of gradual strangulation made the youth writhe, and once as his friend rolled his eyes, he saw something in them that made him sink wailing to the ground.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane Context
Hatred, by a gradual and quiet process, will even be transformed to love, unless the change be impeded by a continually new irritation of the original feeling of hostility.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne Context
In the fourth place there are the less tangible but highly important forms of intellectual contact and commerce, the interchange of ideas through conversation and conference, through periodicals and libraries; and, above all, the gradual formation for each community of that curious tertium quid which we call public opinion.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois Context