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Noun: steeper  stee-pu(r)
  1. A vessel (usually a pot or vat) used for steeping
Adjective: steep (steeper,steepest)  steep
  1. Greatly exceeding bounds of reason or moderation
    "steep rent";
    - exorbitant, extortionate, outrageous, unconscionable, usurious, eye-watering [informal], exhorbitant [non-standard]
  2. Of a slope; set at a high angle
    "note the steep incline"; "a steep roof sheds snow"
  3. Having a sharp inclination
    "the steep attic stairs"; "steep cliffs"

Derived forms: steepers

See also: abrupt, bluff, bold, heavy, high, immoderate, perpendicular, precipitous, sharp, sheer, steepish, steep-sided, vertical

Type of: vessel

Antonym: gradual

Encyclopedia: Steeper, Alberta

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