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Adjective
Having an incline approaching the perpendicular
“He was a dedicated hill climber, though, and on every steep slope was at or near the front.”
Adjective
Going beyond a normal or acceptable limit in degree or amount
“Today, people are paying steep prices for violating copyrights.”
Adjective
“These associations started in Europe and the United States some 30 years ago at a time of rapid expansion in the road traffic industry and a steep rise in road traffic injuries.”
Verb
To wet thoroughly with liquid
“Cover the mixture, steep for two hours, then strain it through muslin cloth into a suitable watering can or pump-spray bottle.”
Verb
To soak an item (or to be soaked) in liquid in order to gradually add or remove components to or from the item
“If you want the cider to also deter insects, gently steep some tomato leaves therein along with other strong aromatics like cedar.”
Verb
Surround or fill with a quality or influence
“The Heath is a fascinating and worthwhile look at an area of Greater London which now abounds with sought-after residences and is steeped in history.”
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