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Are using the adverbs gradually and greedily to describe the same verb contradicting?
For example, the man eats greedily, gradually, with no hesitation
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The sentence is an awful use of the English language. However, one adverb does not contradict the other. One verb refers to speed whilst the other refers to volume (excess).
"Gradually, the politicians greedily increased their pay and benefits."
- That's not great either.