gradatim

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adverb

(in prescriptions) by degrees; gradually.

Origin of gradatim

Borrowed into English from Latin around 1575–85
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Historical Examples of gradatim

  • Plain words, I said, in these cases, were more shocking to their sex than gradatim actions.

    Clarissa, Volume 7

    Samuel Richardson