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Word: acclivity

Definition: sharp upslope of a hill; OP. declivity


More Vocab Words

::: vanguard - forerunners; foremost position of an army; advance forces; foremost position in a trend or movement; CF. rearguard
::: reputable - respectable; having a good reputation
::: sophistry - seemingly plausible but fallacious reasoning; sophism
::: hallucination - delusion; false idea; false perception of objects with a compelling sense of their reality; objects so perceived; V. hallucinate; ADJ. hallucinatory
::: repertoire - list of works of music, drama, etc., a performer is prepared to present; CF. repertory
::: nauseous - causing nausea; feeling nausea
::: herald - messenger; sign of something to come; V: announce; proclaim; Ex. unheralded researcher
::: macerate - soften by soaking in liquid; waste away; Ex. macerate powdered wood to make paper
::: quiver - tremble; shake; N.
::: upbraid - reprimand; severely scold