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Oxford dictionary definition of the word gradual:
1taking place or progressing slowly or by degrees:
the gradual introduction of new methods
2(of a slope) not steep or abrupt.
(in the Western Christian Church) a response sung or recited between the Epistle and Gospel in the Mass.
a book of plainsong for the Mass.
late Middle English: from medieval Latin gradualis, from Latin gradus ‘step’. The original sense of the adjective was ‘arranged in degrees’; the noun refers to the altar steps in a church, from which the antiphons were sung