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slowly and in small stages or amounts
gradually and steadily
happening or changing gradually
continuing or developing steadily in the same way
gradually or in small stages
gradually and in small amounts or numbers
happening or doing something in a slow and gradual way, but achieving definite results
a description of an economic or political situation based on analysis of information at the present time
a woman in stories who has magic powers. A man with magic powers is usually called a wizard.
an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners
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