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- adv. In a steep manner.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. In a steep manner; with steepness; with precipitous declivity.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a steep manner; with steepness; with precipitous declivity: as, a height rising steeply.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in a steep manner
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The main reason that home values have fallen steeply is foreclosure.
At the same time, the Mexican birthrate has also dropped steeply from the 1970s when most of the people who have left home in MX to work al otro lado were born!
CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN SITS on the eastern slope of Colorados Front Range, rising steeply from the prairie and overlooking the city of Colorado Springs.
The house was built in 1885, near the crest of a hill that rises steeply from the west bank of the Hudson River.
The Cavendish shore is a very beautiful one; part of it is rock shore, where the rugged red cliffs rise steeply from the boulder-strewn coves.
But producer prices are rising quite steeply, which is likely to mean a greater rise in consumer prices within the next few months.
Given those realities, the widespread view in Washington is that serious efforts at reducing the deficit will come only when a crisis moment, such as steeply higher borrowing rates, forces the issue.
Hence policies, such as steeply progressive taxation, that are intended to increase equality are likely to decrease society's wealth.
However, I think it can safely be said that to characterize the tax figures in this table as "steeply" progressive is historically myopic, to put it mildly.
They were of black oak let into a kind of steeply sloping tunnel in the thick wall.