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synonyms for hillock

  • acclivity
  • ascent
  • bluff
  • butte
  • cliff
  • drift
  • dune
  • elevation
  • esker
  • headland
  • heap
  • highland
  • hilltop
  • hummock
  • inclination
  • incline
  • knoll
  • mesa
  • mound
  • mount
  • precipice
  • prominence
  • promontory
  • ridge
  • rise
  • slope
  • summit
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antonyms for hillock

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  • decline
  • depression
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How to use hillock in a sentence

A sheet of rain came drifting across the lake toward the hillock on which the house stood.
THE CAMPFIRE GIRLS OF ROSELAWNMARGARET PENROSE
Three miles to the south of the hillock on Cape Villaret, are two lumps, which at a distance appeared like rocks.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
They saw the Spaniard climb a hillock; just at the curve he gave one sweep of the hand—was gone.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
It is a town of above three hundred houses, built round the base of a sandy hillock, the church being on the hill.
TRAVELS THROUGH THE SOUTH OF FRANCE AND THE INTERIOR OF PROVINCES OF PROVENCE AND LANGUEDOC IN THE YEARS 1807 AND 1808LT-COL. PINKNEY
"There lies a ravine with a sweet spring, beyond the next hillock," said Musa, who never forgot a road once travelled.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
So she stood on the hillock facing the north-west, thinking these things and regretting in vain.
LIPPINCOTT'S MAGAZINE OF POPULAR LITERATURE AND SCIENCEVARIOUS
Edward at first could see nothing, but eventually he made out the horns of an animal just rising above a hillock.
THE CHILDREN OF THE NEW FORESTCAPTAIN MARRYAT
In the deepening twilight I descended the hillock, stepping cautiously among the rocks.
IN SEARCH OF THE UNKNOWNROBERT W. CHAMBERS
To get the flavor of the breakfast out of my mouth I walked up to my favorite hillock and sat down for a smoke.
IN SEARCH OF THE UNKNOWNROBERT W. CHAMBERS
Some time elapsed before they reached the hillock, and still the three Boers moved slowly and unsuspectingly across our view.
THE RELIEF OF MAFEKINGFILSON YOUNG
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO HILLOCK

  • hillock
  • hummock
  • knoll
  • ridge
  • sand drift
  • sand dune
  • sand pile
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