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synonyms for declivity

  • declination
  • descent
  • inclination
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It features a sequence of choppy waves and declivities fueled by strong diurnal tides rather than the hole in the sea—“the navel of the ocean”—implied by the popular legends.
THE POWER OF THE WAVES - ISSUE 108: CHANGERICHARD HAMBLYNDECEMBER 1, 2021NAUTILUS
The rapid vehicle once more passed over the draw-bridge and wheeled down the declivity through the town.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
St. Ildefonso's gilded pinnacles next presented themselves on the declivity of a beautiful hill.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
The tides, as we have noted, tend to drag the particles down the slope, while the waves operate to roll them up the declivity.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
Gradually at first, and slowly, the little heap slides down the steep declivity.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME II (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Coronado spurred his horse down the rough, disjointed, slippery declivity, and the others followed.
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
To our surprise a neatly dressed woman came tripping down the declivity, bringing a basket.
FAMOUS ADVENTURES AND PRISON ESCAPES OF THE CIVIL WARVARIOUS
Then the road descends, follows a rapid declivity along the rocks and sharp promontories.
THE NABOBALPHONSE DAUDET
A moment later they were edging their way down the declivity of what once had been a railroad track, at last to veer.
THE WHITE DESERTCOURTNEY RYLEY COOPER
On the eastern declivity of the Andes, I have seen some of these trees more than sixty feet high.
TRAVELS IN PERU, ON THE COAST, IN THE SIERRA, ACROSS THE CORDILLERAS AND THE ANDES, INTO THE PRIMEVAL FORESTSJ. J. VON TSCHUDI
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DECLIVITY

  • declivity
  • decrease
  • depression
  • descent
  • dip
  • downslide
  • downswing
  • downtrend
  • downturn
  • drop
  • drop-off
  • fall off
  • hill
  • incline
  • lapse
  • loss
  • lowering
  • pitch
  • sag
  • slide
  • slip
  • slope
  • slump
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