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synonyms for knoll

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

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  • decline
  • depression
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How to use knoll in a sentence

Those who don’t buy the lone-gunman theory believe someone on the grassy knoll worked as a second sniper, that the Soviets or Cubans or unions — maybe the troika working in concert, even — were behind at least some of the plot.
WHY A 9/11 COMMISSION-STYLE PANEL ISN’T WINNING BACKERS — YETPHILIP ELLIOTTAPRIL 20, 2021TIME
Sitting on that knoll of oversized wood chips, I surveyed the way the land unnaturally crested and dipped and plateaued—evidence of large swaths of earth moved here and there.
THE CASE FOR HIKING UGLY TRAILSKRISTA KARLSONNOVEMBER 21, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
The ruin of the Carter house stood upon a knoll, several great elms sheltering it.
THE CAMPFIRE GIRLS OF ROSELAWNMARGARET PENROSE
It occupies a commanding position on a knoll and is surrounded by a group of fine trees.
BRITISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARTHOMAS D. MURPHY
Ida saw only a graceful knoll, bounded, except towards the west, by a chain of more imposing eminences.
ALONEMARION HARLAND
Rising a little knoll soon after making the third ford, I came suddenly upon the familiar stopping-place of my former journey.
FAMOUS ADVENTURES AND PRISON ESCAPES OF THE CIVIL WARVARIOUS
Perched on a knoll in the hills were gay pavilions, and above them glittered a sultan's twin banners, silver and gold.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
At my summer home, the very coolest and pleasantest spot to be found on a hot day is a grassy knoll, shaded by a great tree.
ST. NICHOLAS, VOL. 5, NO. 5, MARCH, 1878VARIOUS
As he was advancing towards the plantation, Grace Morgan came out of a bushy knoll and confronted him.
A LIEUTENANT AT EIGHTEENOLIVER OPTIC
A few carbine and musket shots, from the knoll and house, soon brought them to a halt, and sent them to the right-about.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 67, NUMBER 414, APRIL, 1850VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO KNOLL

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