Which is lucky: we can see the gaps in the disk more clearly than if the disk were at a steeper angle.
Solution: Romney needs to offer bigger tax cuts for the rich and steeper benefit cuts for the young.
But when little bounce resulted, the path toward a third reincarnation of his campaign is becoming steeper and steeper.
That would be a steeper deficit reduction than occurred during the booming 1990s.
While polls show Romney and Obama competitive in the fall, the Election Oracle suggests a steeper climb for Romney.
The sides of the hills were steeper, and their summits sharper, than any we had crossed.
It had dismal corridors, and steeper stairways than even the abbé's.
Their downward line of flight became steeper and steeper, and so did ours.
But, as Carmena remarked, the steeper the grade the sooner it was ended.
The ripper made a sudden dash forward, down a steeper incline, faster, faster.
"having a sharp slope," Old English steap "high, lofty," from Proto-Germanic *staupaz (cf. Old Frisian stap, Middle High German *stouf), from PIE *steup- "to push, stick, knock, beat," with derivations referring to projecting objects (cf. Greek typtein "to strike," typos "a blow, mold, die;" Sanskrit tup- "harm," tundate "pushes, stabs;" Gothic stautan "push;" Old Norse stuttr "short"). The sense of "precipitous" is from c.1200. The slang sense "at a high price" is a U.S. coinage first attested 1856. Related: Steeply; steepness.
"to soak in a liquid," late 14c., of uncertain origin, originally in reference to barley or malt, probably cognate with Old Norse steypa "to pour out, throw" (or an unrecorded Old English cognate), from Proto-Germanic *staupijanan. Related: Steeped; steeping.
He or she was or is very angry: Houk was red-faced with anger. Steam was coming out of his ears (1960s+)