from The Century Dictionary.
- Rising with a slope; acclivous.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Acclivous.
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Acclivous- I. Taylor
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- adjective sloping upward
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Then herds of agile creatures like antelopes are described, 'abounding on the acclivitous glades of the woods.'
They resembled very much some hills of the lower Pyrenees in Spain, only that they were more grassy and less acclivitous, and I named this hill Mount Cole.
Three Expeditions into the Interior of Eastern Australia, Volume 2
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