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- n. inclination; ascent or descent; a gradient
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Inclination; ascent or descent; a gradient.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A declivity; a gradient.
Nepe's choices evinced a pro - clivity for naughtiness that would have distressed her mother; apparently the child felt free to express herself more openly in the company of her uncle.
Thel'e Alps compole the lummit of that chain of mountains called Severnoi, whole de - clivity toward the E and s confilts of lower mountains, deferts, forefts, fens, and lakes.
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On the de - clivity of one of them Hands Villa Vieja, with its elevated cattle, famous for hot fprings.
On the de - clivity of one of them ftands Villa Vieja, with its elevated cafUe, famous for hot fprings.
In fome parts the declivity is fo great, that the mules can fcarce keep their footing; and in others the ac - clivity is equally difficult.
This was not the only point of the rock the duke de Crillon threatened; on the Mediterranean side, the dc clivity, though so steep as lo be almost perpendicular, docs not continue so t ') the sin** face of the earth.