It winds along the declivities of the rocks—and, all the way, the views are beautiful.
They observed the direction of the paths, their branches and declivities.
We speedily lost sight of him, as he crept down among the declivities.
There were still two declivities before us,—the last, but the worst.
Nevers is a pleasant town, and very agreeably situated on the declivities of an hill, at the bottom of which flows the Loire.
It was built on the declivities of the mountains, which here crowd close upon the sea.
A few goats, horses, and asses climbed about the declivities, laboriously searching for herbs or roots.
Several caves or dens of wolves, foxes, and marmots, were observed in the declivities of the hills.
Little woolpacks of white bright vapour rest on different summits and declivities.
The detachment, like a stream of steel, flowed now down the hills, and now crept up the declivities.
1610s, from French déclivité, from Latin declivitatem (nominative declivitas) "a slope, declivity," from declivis "a sloping downward," from de- "down" + clivus "a slope," from PIE *klei-wo-, suffixed form of *klei "to lean" (see lean (v.)).