graduallyadverbuk /ˈɡrædʒ.u.ə.li/ us /ˈɡrædʒ.u.ə.li/
- The sound of his footsteps gradually died away.
- The bank slopes gradually down to the river.
- The painful memories gradually receded in her mind.
- As the plot unfolds, you gradually realize that all your initial assumptions were wrong.
- Those who disagreed with the director's viewpoint were gradually edged out of the company.