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Word: acclivity

Definition: sharp upslope of a hill; OP. declivity


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::: potentate - monarch; sovereign
::: fertile - producing many young, fruits, or seeds; (of land) producing good crops; V. fertilize
::: predator - predatory animal or bird; predatory person; creature that seizes and devours another animal; person who robs or exploits others; ADJ. predatory: living by preying on other organisms; plundering; N. predation
::: rusticate - banish to the country; dwell in the country
::: criteria - standards used in judging; CF. criterion
::: discrepancy - lack of consistency or agreement as between facts; difference; Ex. discrepancy between two descriptions
::: polar - of a pole; characterized by opposite extremes; Ex. polar opposites
::: waft - move gently (in air or in seas) by wind or waves; Ex. leaves wafting past the window
::: illicit - illegal
::: behoove - (behove) be suited to; be incumbent upon; be right and necessary; Ex. It behooves one to do.