(1) Once gradual progress is being made there is no need for immediate assistance.(2) His progress has been gradual , and forged through relentless hard work.(3) Progression is not as rapid as I wish, but I am sated by the gradual marked progression that I can see and acknowledge.(4) Progress may be gradual , and there are likely to be setbacks.(5) I do remember sitting in the exact same spot a few months ago, and then, the beach had a gradual slope to the ocean.(6) Hart took no notice and kept trekking down the gradual incline.(7) Her success has been a gradual progression over a 14-year career.(8) Suddenly, it is as though we are cycling up a long, gradual slope.(9) There is also some issue as to whether there are, in effect two slopes, being the gradual slope of the deck, and then a steeper slope from the deck towards the catch basin.(10) Very rarely do pools have a gradual slope into the deep end.(11) The only indication of their progress was the gradual change in vegetation.(12) I think it is a more gradual climb and less of an incline going up the mountain.(13) The orchestra seats slope upwards towards the stage in a gradual incline that makes the 9-foot-high stage seem even higher.(14) First there are steep stone steps, then a gradual rise, a levelling out, a swoop to the top and a steep drop to the stone steps on the other side.(15) Carrying such massive equipment, the difference of a few feet in height, or of riding up an easy, gradual slope, is very significant.(16) Our house sits on a fair bit of lawn, but it is all on a gradual incline.