Synonyms for acclivous

Grammar : Adj
Spell : uh-kliv-i-tee
Phonetic Transcription : əˈklɪv ɪ ti

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Définition of acclivous

Origin :
  • 1610s, from Latin acclivitatem (nominative acclivitas) "an ascending direction, an upward steepness," from acclivis "mounting upwards, ascending," from ad- "up" (see ad-) + clivus "hill, a slope," from PIE *klei-wo-, suffixed form of *klei- "to lean" (see lean (v.)).
  • As in uphill : adj going up
  • As in sloping : adj slanting

Antonyms for acclivous

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