Thursday, 18 October 2012

Entry: declivity (n.)

In context: "Our home's whole subdivision was spread along a severe hillside, which meant that the view from my parents' bedroom on the first floor was of just sky and sun and a foreshortened declivity of lawn."

Definition: Downward slope or inclination (of a hill, etc.).


SNOOT score: 1
Page: 494

Source: Oxford English Dictionary   

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