accliv
(L). Steep, up-hill

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  • Accliv — (v. lat.), sanft ansteigend …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • acclivity — acclivitous, acclivous /euh kluy veuhs/, adj. /euh kliv i tee/, n., pl. acclivities. an upward slope, as of ground; an ascent (opposed to declivity). [1605 15; < L acclivitas, equiv. to accliv(is) steep (ac AC + clivis, adj. deriv. of clivus… …   Universalium

  • acclivity — ac•cliv•i•ty [[t]əˈklɪv ɪ ti[/t]] n. pl. ties gel geo an upward slope, as of ground; an ascent (opposed to declivity). • Etymology: 1605–15; < L acclīvitās < acclīv(is) steep ac•cliv′i•tous, ac•cli•vous əˈklaɪ vəs adj …   From formal English to slang

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