Sure, some churches are expanding, but overall, your way of life is in steep decline.
I recall of the journey only that it led down a steep hill, and that the hill was covered with ice.
A brown creek flowed beneath the cypresses at the edge of his steep lot.
But it all comes at a steep price—the first two ships cost $4.2 billion dollars each while the third costs $3.5 billion.
As in Egypt with the Muslim Brotherhood, groups that have long been denied power face a steep learning curve upon entering office.
"I've got one down the Laughing Brook where the bank is steep," said he.
But on the first steep côte beyond the village, the inevitable happened.
As I had come from above, at a steep angle, I had soon overtaken him.
The chauffeur threw the little cab up the steep turn with a rush.
The wounded buffalo ran on to the border of the next marsh, and, in attempting to cross, fell headlong down the steep bank.
"having a sharp slope," Old English steap "high, lofty," from Proto-Germanic *staupaz (cf. Old Frisian stap, Middle High German *stouf), from PIE *steup- "to push, stick, knock, beat," with derivations referring to projecting objects (cf. Greek typtein "to strike," typos "a blow, mold, die;" Sanskrit tup- "harm," tundate "pushes, stabs;" Gothic stautan "push;" Old Norse stuttr "short"). The sense of "precipitous" is from c.1200. The slang sense "at a high price" is a U.S. coinage first attested 1856. Related: Steeply; steepness.
"to soak in a liquid," late 14c., of uncertain origin, originally in reference to barley or malt, probably cognate with Old Norse steypa "to pour out, throw" (or an unrecorded Old English cognate), from Proto-Germanic *staupijanan. Related: Steeped; steeping.
Expensive: steep prices