Acclivous
Acclivous Ac*cli"vous (#; 277), a. [L. acclivis and acclivus.] Sloping upward; rising as a hillside; -- opposed to {declivous}. [1913 Webster]

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  • acclivous — having a gentle upward slope …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • acclivous — adj. [L. acclivis, ascending] Pertaining to an upward slope; see declivous …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • acclivous — adjective Sloping upward; rising as a hillside. Ant: declivous …   Wiktionary

  • acclivous — adj. sloping upward; rising …   English contemporary dictionary

  • acclivous — ac·cli·vous …   English syllables

  • acclivous — əˈklīvəs, (ˈ)a|k adjective Etymology: Latin acclivus : sloping upward opposed to declivous …   Useful english dictionary

  • Acclive — Ac*clive , a. Acclivous. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Acclivitous — Ac*cliv i*tous, a. Acclivous. I. Taylor. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • acclivity — acclivitous, acclivous /euh kluy veuhs/, adj. /euh kliv i tee/, n., pl. acclivities. an upward slope, as of ground; an ascent (opposed to declivity). [1605 15; < L acclivitas, equiv. to accliv(is) steep (ac AC + clivis, adj. deriv. of clivus… …   Universalium

  • acclivitous — adjective Acclivous I. Taylor …   Wiktionary

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