noun, plural de·cliv·i·ties.
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Example sentences from the Web for declivity
The rapid vehicle once more passed over the draw-bridge and wheeled down the declivity through the town.
St. Ildefonso's gilded pinnacles next presented themselves on the declivity of a beautiful hill.
The tides, as we have noted, tend to drag the particles down the slope, while the waves operate to roll them up the declivity.Outlines of the Earth's History|Nathaniel Southgate Shaler
Gradually at first, and slowly, the little heap slides down the steep declivity.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume II (of 3)|Charles James Wills
Coronado spurred his horse down the rough, disjointed, slippery declivity, and the others followed.Overland|John William De Forest