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synonyms for gradation

  • calibration
  • nuance
  • arrangement
  • change
  • degree
  • difference
  • distinction
  • divergence
  • grade
  • grouping
  • level
  • mark
  • measurement
  • modification
  • notch
  • ordering
  • place
  • point
  • position
  • progression
  • rank
  • scale
  • sequence
  • series
  • shade
  • sorting
  • stage
  • succession
  • variation
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antonyms for gradation

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  • accord
  • agreement
  • sameness
  • similarity
  • unemployment
  • unimportance
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How to use gradation in a sentence

Exercise could easily exist on a continuum with infinite gradations of difficulty.
WHAT DOES YOUR “THRESHOLD” REALLY MEAN?ALEX HUTCHINSONDECEMBER 2, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
Compared with many other orders, the primates were rather easy to arrange on their evolutionary tree, thanks to well-preserved fossils, as well as relatively small yet well-defined gradations between living forms.
THE HUMAN ERROR DARWIN INSPIRED - ISSUE 90: SOMETHING GREENAARON HIRSHSEPTEMBER 30, 2020NAUTILUS
Now, national possessions must be estimated by the same gradation that we have applied to individual possessions.
FRIENDS IN COUNCILARTHUR HELPS
It is something of the shape of a mitre, and forms a beautiful gradation of ascent towards the summit of faade.
GEORGE ELIOT'S LIFE, VOL. II (OF 3)GEORGE ELIOT
Why should we sacrifice this clear and useful gradation: unwell, very unwell, ill, very ill?
AMERICA TO-DAY, OBSERVATIONS AND REFLECTIONSWILLIAM ARCHER
The merest glance at society round us shows an endless gradation of varied service.
THE HEARTH-STONESAMUEL OSGOOD
You appear to imply that development and gradation in organs and functions are opposed to that conception, which they are not.
GEORGE ELIOT'S LIFE, VOL. I (OF 3)GEORGE ELIOT
A little further, and by an imperceptible gradation, vice succeeds to frivolity.
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Every gradation of display between splendour and misery is epitomized in the circuit of the Boulevards.
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Whether the society is divided into Two Classes, or whether there is a Gradation, is another important consideration.
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WORDS RELATED TO GRADATION

  • allocation
  • alloting
  • allotment
  • analysis
  • apportionment
  • arrangement
  • assignment
  • assortment
  • cataloguing
  • categorizing
  • codification
  • collocation
  • consignment
  • coordination
  • denomination
  • department
  • designation
  • disposal
  • disposition
  • distributing
  • distribution
  • division
  • echelon
  • gradation
  • grade
  • grading
  • graduation
  • group
  • grouping
  • kind
  • order
  • ordering
  • ordination
  • organization
  • pigeonholing
  • regulation
  • sizing
  • sorting
  • systematization
  • taxonomy
  • typecasting
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