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noun as in incline


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During the entire fight the enemy held the slight wooded acclivity beyond.

The traveller then threads his way up the acclivity, amidst stupendous masses of rock, until he reaches the lofty ridge.

The last division of acclivity is called by the natives the Antarangra (copper rock).

So, mile upon mile went by and at last shortly after mid-day I walked my horse up the long acclivity that led to my trading store.

Rainbarrow had again become blended with night when Wildeve ascended the long acclivity at its base.

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On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to acclivity, such as: elevation, hill, rise, and upgrade.

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