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Word: acclivity

Definition: sharp upslope of a hill; OP. declivity


More Vocab Words

::: coalesce - combine; fuse; N. coalescence
::: haven - place of safety; refuge; harbor; Ex. tax haven
::: hinterlands - back country; inner part of a country; OP. foreland
::: opportunist - individual who sacrifices principles for expediency by taking advantage of circumstances; N. opportunism
::: litotes - understatement for emphasis; Ex. ``not bad(=pretty good)''
::: appellation - name; title
::: rescind - repeal; annul; cancel (a law, decision, or agreement)
::: bode - foreshadow; portend
::: declivity - downward slope
::: cumulative - growing by addition; accumulative