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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A downward slope or bend.

Usage examples (36)
  • Objects in areas of steep declivity are more likely to move in response to gravity than those in areas of shallow declivity, and if they do move, they will follow...
  • At the bottom of the declivity was a pond of water bubbling and steaming.
  • On a shelf or cup of the declivity was a little clump of vegetation, and in the midst of it welled up a thin stream of water.
  • Lodore was said to have an even greater declivity. for more
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