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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Sloping down rather steeply.

Usage examples (13)
  • High declivitous, masses of rock formed a sort of immense cairn.
  • We hesitated for some time whether we should undergo the fatigue of travelling over such declivitous mountains without any palpable reward.
  • It was immediately drawn tight, and by its aid we gained the bank, and began ascending the side of the barranca, composed of rugged, declivitous rocks, affording but...
  • The ground on which it stands is uneven, and in many places declivitous; the different parts of the city are connected by bridges, and on every side is seen the fresh... for more
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