That would be at least another couple percent of GNP, collected ideally through a steeply graduated consumption tax.
You come steeply up to it, and, leaving it, rise as steeply as before.
Then he plunged down the steeply inclined trough after Fuller.
He had never surveyed the barn roof closely, but he knew that it was steeply pitched.
Daylight disclosed a steeply sloping beach, scarred with ravines.
These, lashed together, were lowered into the hole and allowed to rest upon the steeply sloping sides.
It flowed through a grassy hollow, with steeply sloping sides.
He turned, and they walked down the steeply sloping street for several minutes in silence.
The banks were steeply cut and the old pole bridge was rotten.
Snowslides moved on hundreds of steeply pitched slopes, and fed sudden rivulets into freshet roarings.
"having a sharp slope," Old English steap "high, lofty," from Proto-Germanic *staupaz (cf. Old Frisian stap, Middle High German *stouf), from PIE *steup- "to push, stick, knock, beat," with derivations referring to projecting objects (cf. Greek typtein "to strike," typos "a blow, mold, die;" Sanskrit tup- "harm," tundate "pushes, stabs;" Gothic stautan "push;" Old Norse stuttr "short"). The sense of "precipitous" is from c.1200. The slang sense "at a high price" is a U.S. coinage first attested 1856. Related: Steeply; steepness.
"to soak in a liquid," late 14c., of uncertain origin, originally in reference to barley or malt, probably cognate with Old Norse steypa "to pour out, throw" (or an unrecorded Old English cognate), from Proto-Germanic *staupijanan. Related: Steeped; steeping.
Expensive: steep prices