[ dih-klahyv ]
/ dɪˈklaɪv /
CAN YOU ACE THIS QUIZ ABOUT “COMPLIMENT” VS. “COMPLEMENT”?
Take this quiz to see if you really know the difference between “compliment” and “complement"!
Question 1 of 11
“Compliment” and “complement” had a shared meaning a long time ago, but today they are no longer interchangeable.
Origin of declive
1625–35; < Latin dēclīvis sloping downward; see declivity
Words nearby declive
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Example sentences from the Web for declive
GEN. Corpus compressissimum, assulaeforme: caput crassius, minus altum, declive.Discoveries in Australia, Volume 1.|J Lort Stokes
Medical definitions for declive
[ dĭ-klīv′ ]
The posterior sloping portion of the monticulus of the vermis of the cerebellum.
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