adj. slanting upward; rising

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  • Acclivitous — Ac*cliv i*tous, a. Acclivous. I. Taylor. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • acclivitous — adjective Acclivous I. Taylor …   Wiktionary

  • acclivitous — adj sloping upward, uphill, rising, ascending, inclining, mounting, climbing; heaving up, looming up, springing up, towering up; abrupt, sudden, sharp, bold …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • acclivitous — ac·cliv·i·tous …   English syllables

  • acclivitous — adjective sloping upward • Syn: ↑rising, ↑uphill • Similar to: ↑ascending • Derivationally related forms: ↑acclivity …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • ascending — Synonyms and related words: Olympian, acclinate, acclivitous, aerial, airy, altitudinous, anabatic, ascendant, ascensional, ascensive, aspiring, axial, back, back flowing, backward, climbing, colossal, descending, dominating, down trending,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • climbing — Synonyms and related words: Brownian movement, acclinate, acclivitous, advance, ambition, ambitiousness, anabasis, anabatic, angular motion, ascendant, ascending, ascension, ascensional, ascensive, ascent, axial motion, backflowing, backing,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • precipitous — Synonyms and related words: abrupt, accident prone, acclivitous, arduous, bluff, bold, breakneck, breathless, careless, declivitous, desperate, devil may care, electrifying, furious, harum scarum, hasty, headlong, hotheaded, hurried, impetuous,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • rising — Synonyms and related words: Brownian movement, abruptness, abscess, acclinate, acclivitous, acclivity, advance, anabasis, anabatic, angular motion, aposteme, apparition, appearance, appearing, arising, ascendant, ascending, ascension, ascensional …   Moby Thesaurus

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