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Acclivity
From the Robert E. Howard Lexicon


“At last he walked his steed up the acclivity, carrying his rifle at the ready.”

-The Daughter of Erlik Khan

ac•cliv•i•ty

[əˈklivədē]

NOUN

1. an upward slope.

ORIGIN

early 17th cent.: from Latin acclivitas, from acclivis, from ad- ‘toward’ + clivus ‘a slope.’

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