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  • nounslant, tilt
  • verbslant, tilt

synonyms for slopes

  • hill
  • ramp
  • shelf
  • abruptness
  • bank
  • bend
  • bevel
  • bias
  • cant
  • declination
  • declivity
  • deflection
  • descent
  • deviation
  • diagonal
  • downgrade
  • gradient
  • inclination
  • incline
  • lean
  • leaning
  • obliqueness
  • obliquity
  • pitch
  • rise
  • skew
  • steepness
  • swag
  • sway
  • tip
  • rising ground

antonyms for slopes

MOST RELEVANT
  • upgrade
  • evenness
  • level
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How to use slopes in a sentence

He was the fourth son of a peasant proprietor of Lectourne, a little town on the slopes of the Pyrenees.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Spread out on one of the steep slopes of the Dart, it overlooks the deep-set river toward the sea.
BRITISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARTHOMAS D. MURPHY
Here and there, though rarely, these slopes centre in a basin which is occupied by a lake or a dead sea.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
Near the coast line the effect of the waves is continually to shove the detritus up the slopes of the continental shelf.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
Lifted upward, the air as it ascends the slopes is brought into cooler and more rarefied conditions.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
Moreover, the raindrops perceptibly urge the small detached bits of stone down the slopes toward the streams.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
Great pine forests clothe their lower slopes, and a green-stained river leaps roaring out of the midst of them.
THE GOLD TRAILHAROLD BINDLOSS
A few pines were sprinkled about the slopes of the gully, and one or two of them which had fallen lay athwart the creek.
THE GOLD TRAILHAROLD BINDLOSS
Imprisoning slopes seemed to be shutting them in without surcease, and Helen looked in vain for any aid.
MYSTERY RANCHARTHUR CHAPMAN
The coolie-track had led them into the widest part of the Maidan, where it slopes to the south, and the huts of Bowanipore.
HILDASARAH JEANETTE DUNCAN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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