adjective Date: 1799 moderately steep

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Declivitous — De*cliv i*tous, Declivous De*cli vous, a. Descending gradually; moderately steep; sloping; downhill. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • declivitous — [dē kliv′ə təs] adj. [L declivitas (see DECLIVITY) + OUS] fairly steep …   English World dictionary

  • declivitous — См. declivous …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • declivitous — declivitously, adv. /di kliv i teuhs/, adj. having a somewhat steep downward slope. [1790 1800; DECLIVIT(Y) + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • declivitous — Synonyms and related words: collapsing, deciduous, declined, declining, declivate, declivous, decurrent, descendant, descending, dipping, down, down reaching, downcoming, downfalling, downgoing, downgrade, downhill, downsinking, downward,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • declivitous — de·cliv·i·tous || dɪ klɪvɪtÉ™s adj. sloping down rather steeply …   English contemporary dictionary

  • declivitous — de·cliv·i·tous …   English syllables

  • declivitous — de•cliv•i•tous [[t]dɪˈklɪv ɪ təs[/t]] adj. gel geo having a somewhat steep downward slope • Etymology: 1790–1800 de•cliv′i•tous•ly, adv …   From formal English to slang

  • declivitous — /dəˈklɪvətəs/ (say duh klivuhtuhs) adjective rather steep …   Australian English dictionary

  • declivitous — adjective sloping down rather steeply • Syn: ↑downhill, ↑downward sloping • Similar to: ↑descending • Derivationally related forms: ↑downhill (for: ↑downhill …   Useful english dictionary

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