Synonyms & Antonyms : Gradual





Gradual



( Adjective )


We experience a
gradual increase in the cost of living in this town.

Synonyms:

Slow

Steady

Moderate

Piecemeal

Gentle

Regular

Continuous

Progressive

Contextual Examples:

The stratagem of
slow and steady wins the race.

Rupak is
regular in his studies.

The
continuous outflow of blood led to his untimely death.

Only a few of the young politicians are
progressive.

Antonyms:

Rapid

Momentary

Unanticipated

Unpremeditated

Unforeseen

Contextual Examples:

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

His response to the boss’s instructions was only
momentary.

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

Any further functioning of the
unpremeditated machines would cause complete breakdown.




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