Proclivous
Proclivous Pro*cli"vous, a. [L. proclivus. See {Proclive}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Inclined; tending by nature. [R.] [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) Having the incisor teeth directed forward. [1913 Webster]


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  • Proclive — Pro*clive , a. [L. proclivis sloping, inclined; pro forward + clivus hill: cf. F. proclive. See {Declivity}, and cf. {Proclivous}.] Having a tendency by nature; prone; proclivous. [R.] Mrs. Browning. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • proclivity —   n. tendency; natural bent.    ♦ proclivitous, a. steep.    ♦ proclivous, a. bending forward at an angle …   Dictionary of difficult words

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