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Word: acclivity

Definition: sharp upslope of a hill; OP. declivity


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::: anomalous - abnormal; irregular
::: primate - group of mammals including humans
::: elusive - evasive; not frank; baffling; hard to grasp, catch, or understand; V. elude: escape from; escape the understanding or grasp of; Ex. elude the hunter; Ex. His name eludes me.
::: niggle - spend too much time on minor points (esp. when finding fault); find fault; Ex. niggle over details; ADJ. niggling
::: elixir - cure-all; panacea; something invigorating
::: stigma - token of disgrace; brand; V. stigmatize: mark with a stigma; characterize as disgraceful
::: onerous - burdensome
::: cohere - stick together
::: demagogue - person who appeals to people's prejudice; false leader of people; CF. demagoguery
::: vehement - forceful; intensely emotional; with marked vigor; strong; N. vehemence