acclivus

acclīvus, a, um, s. acclīvis /.


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  • Acclivities — Acclivity Ac*cliv i*ty, n.; pl. {Acclivities}. [L. acclivitas, fr. acclivis, acclivus, ascending; ad + clivus a hill, slope, fr. root kli to lean. See {Lean}.] A slope or inclination of the earth, as the side of a hill, considered as ascending,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Acclivity — Ac*cliv i*ty, n.; pl. {Acclivities}. [L. acclivitas, fr. acclivis, acclivus, ascending; ad + clivus a hill, slope, fr. root kli to lean. See {Lean}.] A slope or inclination of the earth, as the side of a hill, considered as ascending, in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Acclivous — Ac*cli vous (#; 277), a. [L. acclivis and acclivus.] Sloping upward; rising as a hillside; opposed to {declivous}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • EURYDICE — I. EURYDICE uxor Orphei vatis, cuius amore captus Aristaeus, cum vim illi inferre pararet, illa per avia fugiens incidit in colubrum in herba delitescentem, cuius morsu interiit. Virg. Georg. l. 4. v. 457. Illa quidem dum te fugeret per flumina… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • acclivous — əˈklīvəs, (ˈ)a|k adjective Etymology: Latin acclivus : sloping upward opposed to declivous …   Useful english dictionary

  • ac|cli|vous — «uh KLY vuhs», adjective. rising with a slope. ╂[< Latin acclīvus (with English ous)] …   Useful english dictionary

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