High declivitous, masses of rock formed a sort of immense cairn. From Wordnik.com. [Dave Dashaway and His Hydroplane] Reference
We hesitated for some time whether we should undergo the fatigue of travelling over such declivitous mountains without any palpable reward. From Wordnik.com. [A Yacht Voyage to Norway, Denmark, and Sweden 2nd edition] Reference
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 scanty foot-hold. From Wordnik.com. [Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine — Volume 55, No. 342, April, 1844] Reference
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 green foliage of the north. From Wordnik.com. [Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Vol 58, No. 357, July 1845] Reference
We had scarcely received this intelligence when we heard the blare of the trumpets, and the next moment we saw the officers push their horses up the declivitous bank, closely followed by their men, whom they formed up in the prairie. From Wordnik.com. [Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine — Volume 55, No. 339, January, 1844] Reference
There is no timber in this valley, and accordingly the scenery, though on a large scale, is neither impressive nor pleasing; the mountains are large swelling hummocks, grassed up to the summit, and though steeply declivitous, entirely destitute of precipice. From Wordnik.com. [A First Year in Canterbury Settlement] Reference
But four miles inland the bed becomes rugged and declivitous, and the mountain walls close in, forming a most magnificent canon from 1,000 to 2,500 feet deep. From Wordnik.com. [The Hawaiian Archipelago] Reference
The pedestrian trudged down the tortuous declivitous road of the mountain amidst the splendor of autumn-tinted leafage and occasional dashes of rhododendron flowers. From Wordnik.com. [Northern Georgia sketches,] Reference
He had not counted on the fact that as the range widened it split into two distinct ridges, steep and declivitous on the outer edges, with the space between them broken up into a network of water-worn gullies and arroyos. From Wordnik.com. [Shoe-Bar Stratton] Reference
She hardly heard him, so intent was she on watching the road and the occasional glimpses, through the tangle, of declivitous stretches strewn with trunks of fallen trees and rank vegetation, down which the wind went wandering with vague whisperings. From Wordnik.com. [Stubble] Reference
A small town built upon a narrow declivitous tongue of land lying directly at the confluence of the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers. From Wordnik.com. [Harper's Ferry, Virginia] Reference
A path declivitous, with baleful yew. From Wordnik.com. [The Metamorphoses of Publius Ovidus Naso in English blank verse Vols. I & II] Reference
Rapid 'twixt banks declivitous, they seek. From Wordnik.com. [The Metamorphoses of Publius Ovidus Naso in English blank verse Vols. I & II] Reference
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