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Acclivity Definition

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[n] an upward slope or grade (as in a road); "the car couldn't make the grade"

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ascent, climb, raise, rise, upgrade

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incline, side, slope, uphill

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\Ac*cliv"i*ty\, n.; pl. {Acclivities}. [L. acclivitas, fr. acclivis, acclivus, ascending; ad + clivus a hill, slope, fr. root kli to lean. See {Lean}.] A slope or inclination of the earth, as the side of a hill, considered as ascending, in opposition to declivity, or descending; an upward slope; ascent.

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