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noun as in tea ball

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Which is lucky: we can see the gaps in the disk more clearly than if the disk were at a steeper angle.

That number still remains below 2000 levels, with renter income falling an even steeper 13 percent.

In an age of better, faster, stronger, competition is steep—and getting steeper.

The drop-off is even steeper over the past 30 years: in 1982 the number was 56.4 percent.

The rigged system of redistricting makes her already uphill climb that much steeper.

The mountain slope had been steadily growing steeper beneath them, and they had not yet reached the bench.

It was a clean fetch back, but the wind was heavier and the sea steeper than on coming over.

The path dwindled to a mere track, and the climbing became steeper still.

As the path under the firs grew steeper still, John Willie wondered whether she would have kept her word to him.

At length we followed the path up a steeper rise crowned by two chortens between which it passes.


On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to steeper, such as: infuser, infusion ball, tea egg, tea filter, tea infuser, and tea maker.

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