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Word: acclivity

Definition: sharp upslope of a hill; OP. declivity


More Vocab Words

::: scintilla - trace; minute amount; shred; least bit; Ex. There is not a scintilla of truth; CF. spark
::: depravity - extreme corruption; wickedness; V. deprave
::: totter - shake or move unsteadily; sway as if about to fall
::: caste - one of the hereditary classes in Hindu society; social stratification; prestige
::: impudence - impertinence; insolence
::: nihilist - one who considers traditional beliefs to be groundless and existence meaningless; absolute skeptic; revolutionary terrorist; CF. nihilism: belief that nothing has meaning or value; belief that destruction of existing political or social institutions is necessary for future improvement
::: prosperity - good fortune and financial success; physical well-being
::: accretion - growth or increase in size by gradual addition; growth; increase; increase by natural growth; Ex. towers and other accretions of the castle; V. accrete
::: disabuse - correct a false impression; undeceive; free from a wrong belief
::: carnage - destruction of life; slaughter; killing of large numbers of people or animals