The trail around the mountain had a gradual upward grade.
Fred, Donnie and Donald Ryland were already cutting wide snowplow turns on the gradual, open slope.
The angle of decent was mercilessly gradual and her feet were sore by the time she was in icy water up to her knees.
Application for admission to the Union was now made to Congress, and on the 31st of December 186 2 an enabling act was approved by President Lincoln admitting the state on the condition that a provision for the gradual abolition of slavery be inserted in the Constitution.
In diameter; it has two or three niches, and a conical roof formed by the gradual inclination of the walls to the centre.