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Word: acclivity

Definition: sharp upslope of a hill; OP. declivity

More Vocab Words

::: galvanic - of the production of electricity by the action of an acid on a metal; having the effect of an electric shock; Ex. galvanic cell; galvanic effect; CF. Luigi Galvani
::: epistemologist - philosopher who studies the nature of knowledge; N. epistemology
::: opaque - dark; not transparent; N. opacity
::: equitable - fair; impartial; OP. inequitable
::: emetic - substance causing vomiting; ADJ.
::: prosody - art of versification; study of the metrical structure of verse
::: wizened - shriveled; withered; Ex. wizened apple/old lady
::: conspire - take part in a conspiracy; (of events) work together; combine; Ex. Events conspired to produce great difficulties.
::: sententious - pithy; terse; concise; aphoristic
::: penchant - strong inclination; strong liking (esp. for something that is disapproved of by other people); Ex. penchant for fast cars