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 for graded
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Grade \Grade\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Graded; p. pr. & vb. n.
     1. To arrange in order, steps, or degrees, according to size,
        quality, rank, etc.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. To reduce to a level, or to an evenly progressive ascent,
        as the line of a canal or road.
        [1913 Webster]
     3. (Stock Breeding) To cross with some better breed; to
        improve the blood of.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  graded \graded\ adj.
     1. ordered by some quantitative ranking; as, Reading tests of
        graded difficulty.
     Syn: ordered, ranked.
          [WordNet 1.5]
     2. leveled and drained but not paved; -- of roads.
     Syn: graveled.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: arranged in a sequence of grades or ranks; "stratified
             areas of the distribution" [syn: graded, ranked,

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  38 Moby Thesaurus words for "graded":
     aligned, arranged, arrayed, assorted, cataloged, categorized,
     classified, composed, constituted, disposed, filed, fixed, grouped,
     harmonized, hierarchic, indexed, marshaled, methodized, normalized,
     on file, ordered, orderly, organized, pigeonholed, placed,
     pyramidal, ranged, ranked, rated, regularized, regulated,
     routinized, sorted, standardized, stratified, synchronized,
     systematized, tabular

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