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  • noun Plural form of acclivity.

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Examples

  • The simplest things will become steep acclivities.

    Les Miserables

  • Happily these acclivities wound up the interior of the volcano and favored their ascent.

    The Mysterious Island

  • Happily these acclivities wound up the interior of the volcano and favored their ascent.

    The Mysterious Island

  • Would the interior acclivities of the crater be practicable?

    The Mysterious Island

  • Would the interior acclivities of the crater be practicable?

    The Mysterious Island

  • Over the course of the next hour he watched them disappear and reemerge, light and fleet on the straight-aways, plodding and stealthy on the sharp bends and acclivities.

    Heaven Lake

  • Over the course of the next hour he watched them disappear and reemerge, light and fleet on the straight-aways, plodding and stealthy on the sharp bends and acclivities.

    Heaven Lake

  • Over the course of the next hour he watched them disappear and reemerge, light and fleet on the straight-aways, plodding and stealthy on the sharp bends and acclivities.

    Heaven Lake

  • After Ellena had quitted this pastoral camp, no vestige of a human residence appeared for several leagues, except here and there the towers of a decayed fortress, perched upon the lofty acclivities she was approaching, and half concealed in the woods.

    The Italian

  • There were now a great many well armed natives around us, and though they were very kind and friendly, I did not like the idea of their occupying the acclivities immediately above us — at all events, not during my contemplated absence from the party.

    Journals of expeditions of discovery into Central Australia, and overland from Adelaide to King George's Sound, in the years 1840-1

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