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Word: acclivity

Definition: sharp upslope of a hill; OP. declivity

More Vocab Words

::: ransack - search thoroughly; pillage (going through a place); Ex. Enemy soldiers ransacked the town.
::: contrived - unnatural and forced; artificial; not spontaneous; Ex. The ending was rather contrived.
::: profligate - wasteful (of money); dissipated; wildly immoral; dissolute; N: profligate person; N. profligacy
::: baroque - highly ornate
::: gibe - mock; make jeering remarks; N: jeering remarks
::: decant - pour off gently (wine or liquid)
::: sententious - pithy; terse; concise; aphoristic
::: hoary - white with age
::: tenancy - possession of land or building by rent; period of a tenant's occupancy
::: potent - powerful; convincing; persuasive; greatly influential