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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of slope.
  • adj. That has or have a slope.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Decayed with dampness; rotten: said of potatoes and pease.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having an oblique or slanted direction


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  • The green is thin and severely sloped from the front to the back right. - Hole descriptions

  • From this point the mountain sloped down on three sides; the fourth carried over the ridge to the neighboring hill.

    This Way to Christmas

  • Along about the time Orion's sword sloped down the west Chabot heard their gruntled noises and the scurry of the flock.

    Bitterness of Women

  • His neck is adorned with a single torque, and he carries a long heavy sword sloped over his right shoulder.

    The Sea-Kings of Crete

  • The side is quite sloped, which is nice - good drainage.


  • The recapitalization of the ramps will include features such as sloped surfaces for drainage, open ditches, and underground storm water piping.

    Bricks and mortar

  • I made the mistake of making it in a dish that had kind of sloped sides, which meant that the bars were a little thicker than they are supposed to be and were a little tougher on the sides than I would of liked, but all in all, these were fabulous.

    peanut butter brownies | smitten kitchen

  • Then once that happened, he really started to lose some credibility, and it's kind of sloped downhill from there.

    CNN Transcript Apr 21, 2003

  • No, sir, Jake was not murdered, he just 'sloped' to get away from his devilish second-hand relatives.

    Two Wonderful Detectives Jack and Gil's Marvelous Skill

  • We cut the back and the front breadths, and duly "sloped" the latter.

    Six to Sixteen: A Story for Girls


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