noun, plural ac·cliv·i·ties.
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Origin of acclivity
OTHER WORDS FROM acclivityac·cliv·i·tous, ac·cli·vous [uh-klahy-vuhs], /əˈklaɪ vəs/, adjectiveun·ac·cliv·i·tous, adjectiveun·ac·cliv·i·tous·ly, adverb
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Example sentences from the Web for acclivity
During the entire fight the enemy held the slight wooded acclivity beyond.The Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce|Ambrose Bierce
The traveller then threads his way up the acclivity, amidst stupendous masses of rock, until he reaches the lofty ridge.
The last division of acclivity is called by the natives the Antarangra (copper rock).
So, mile upon mile went by and at last shortly after mid-day I walked my horse up the long acclivity that led to my trading store.A Frontier Mystery|Bertram Mitford
Rainbarrow had again become blended with night when Wildeve ascended the long acclivity at its base.Return of the Native|Thomas Hardy