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Word: acclivity

Definition: sharp upslope of a hill; OP. declivity


More Vocab Words

::: apocryphal - (of a story) widely believed but untrue
::: quorum - minimal number of members necessary to conduct a meeting
::: dilapidated - falling to pieces; in a bad condition; ruined because of neglect; Ex. dilapidated old car/castle; N. dilapidation
::: simile - comparison of one thing with another, using the word like or as
::: limpid - crystal clear
::: rectitude - moral correctness; moral uprightness; moral virtue; correctness of judgment
::: perpetuate - make perpetual; make something last for a long time; preserve from extinction; N. perpetuity
::: haven - place of safety; refuge; harbor; Ex. tax haven
::: retinue - following; attendants
::: inept - unsuited; inappropriate; lacking skill; incompetent; CF. inapt: (of statements or ideas) inappropriate