up or as if up the slope of a hill or other incline; upward: The soldiers marched uphill. Water does not run uphill without assistance.
going or tending upward on or as if on a hill: an uphill road.
at a high place or point: an uphill village.
laboriously fatiguing or difficult: an uphill struggle to become wealthy.
a rising terrain; ascent.
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How to use uphill in a sentence
Wearing them while moving uphill is a huge bonus and something I have not been able to do with any other goggles.
“It’s an uphill battle on many different levels,” Caruso said.How the Police Bank Millions Through Their Union Contracts | by Andrew Ford, Asbury Park Press, and Agnes Chang, Jeff Kao and Agnel Philip, ProPublica | February 8, 2021 | ProPublica
Like many big ski resorts, Jackson Hole Mountain Resort does not allow uphill skiing.
That, in turn, means creating strong and quality content will be an uphill battle for you.
In this episode, they break down how to use climbing skins, various touring bindings, boots with uphill options, and more, to ensure you have a successful and enjoyable first trip.
Attkisson, meanwhile, has been fighting the same uphill battle that other investigative reporters are waging.Was Reporter Sharyl Attkisson Too Right-Wing for CBS? | Lloyd Grove | October 29, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
With national Democrats focused on defending vulnerable incumbents, Romanoff has an uphill fight.The 8 Most Competitive Congressional Races of 2014 | Ben Jacobs | October 28, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
But without a damaged Democrat, electing a Republican to federal office in Massachusetts will always be an uphill fight.The Great Gay Republican Congressional Hope of 2014 Is Dimming | Ben Jacobs | September 12, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Oregon will always be an uphill battle for the GOP in the near future.Koch Brothers Bail Out GOP Senate Hopeful in Oregon | Ben Jacobs | August 25, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Depression is often a laborious uphill struggle for the sufferer and their loved ones.The Burden Robin Williams Carried: Diagnosed With Parkinson’s and Depression | Dr. Anand Veeravagu, MD, Tej Azad | August 15, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The road lies uphill, with absolutely no shade, so that one is exposed to the scorching rays of the sun.The Life & Letters of Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky | Modeste Tchaikovsky
Once more booted we struggle on, uphill now, on a stony path, and very stiff work it is.Round the Wonderful World | G. E. Mitton
He was a stranger, and a man unsparing of his horse, pushing it uphill and down with unaltered speed.The Flockmaster of Poison Creek | George W. Ogden
It is to advance by ten different roads uphill to the north.The Napoleon of Notting Hill | Gilbert K. Chesterton
But I could not run uphill for long, and soon had to slow down to a walk.The Fire People | Ray Cummings
British Dictionary definitions for uphill
inclining, sloping, or leading upwards
requiring arduous and protracted effort: an uphill task
up an incline or slope; upwards
a rising incline; ascent
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