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paulātim (paull- ), adv. paulum, little and little, by degrees, gradually (syn. sensim).
II. In partic., of the succession of parts one after the other, a few or a little at a time: “paulatim ex castris discedere coeperunt, non omnes simul, sed subinde pauci,Caes. B. G. 4, 30; cf. Hor. Ep. 2, 1, 45; Dig. 49, 14, 47.—With gen.: “aquae paulatim addito,add water a little at a time, Cato, R. R. 74.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (6):
    • Cicero, Letters to his Friends, 8.17.1
    • Caesar, Gallic War, 4.30
    • Caesar, Gallic War, 1.33
    • Plautus, Mercator, 2.3
    • Vergil, Aeneid, 6.358
    • Sallust, Catilinae Coniuratio, 51
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