noun, plural de·cliv·i·ties.
Words nearby declivity
Example sentences from the Web for declivities
The room in which she sat was old and low; the ceiling bulged here and there, the floor had unexpected slopes and declivities.The History of David Grieve|Mrs. Humphry Ward
The angles of the declivities widened and the ledges narrowed, and frightful precipices met their gaze.In Search of the Castaways|Jules Verne
The Greeks drove flocks and herds up and down the declivities of the mountains, or hunted wild beasts in forests and fastnesses.Xerxes|Jacob Abbott
Only one thing was wanting to the scenewhere was the rustling sound of trees on the declivities of the mountains?Cyprus|Franz von Lher
I could see the rocks and dbris jumping down the declivities, and forming singular cascades.Hours of Exercise in the Alps|John Tyndall