Devexity
Devexity De*vex"i*ty, n. [L. devexitas, fr. devexus. See {Devex}, a.] A bending downward; a sloping; incurvation downward; declivity. [R.] --Davies (Wit's Pilgr.) [1913 Webster] ||

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