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Word: acclivity

Definition: sharp upslope of a hill; OP. declivity


More Vocab Words

::: reprise - musical repetition; repeating of a piece of music; repeat performance; recurrent action; Ex. reprise in the finale; Ex. constant reprises
::: inundate - flood; overflow; submerge; cover completely; Ex. inundated with work
::: serendipity - gift for finding valuable things by accident; accidental good fortune or luck; CF. The Three Princes of Serendip
::: collected - composed; calm; self-possessed
::: impudence - impertinence; insolence
::: oratorio - dramatic poem set to music; long musical work with singing but without acting; CF. cantata
::: spurious - false; counterfeit; forged; illogical; Ex. spurious arguments
::: enthrall - capture; enslave; captivate; hold the complete attention of (as if magic); hold spellbound
::: parochial - narrow in scope or outlook; provincial; related to parishes
::: baleful - evil; malignant in intent or effect; deadly; having a malign influence; portending evil; ominous; threatening; Ex. baleful look