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Steep

Definition

[n] a steep place (as on a hill)
[adj] having a sharp inclination; "the steep attic stairs"; "steep cliffs"
[adj] of a slope; set at a high angle; "note the steep incline"; "a steep roof sheds snow"
[adj] greatly exceeding bounds of reason or moderation; "exorbitant rent"; "extortionate prices"; "spends an outrageous amount on entertainment"; "usorious interest rate"; "unconscionable spending"
[v] sit or let sit in a liquid to extract a flavor or to cleanse; "steep the blossoms in oil"; "steep the fruit in alcohol"
[v] engross (oneself) fully; "He immersed himself into his studies"

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Antonyms

gradual