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Definition of the adjective acclivitous

What does acclivitous mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. sloping upward

Alternative definition of the adjective acclivitous


  1. Acclivous - I. Taylor

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Google previewThe Describer's Dictionary (1995)

A Treasury of Terms and Literary Quotations by David Grambs

propping up, sustaining, bolstering, shoring up, girding, suspensory ascending rising, climbing, acclivous, acclivitous descending dipping, dropping, falling, declivous, declivitous sticking out projecting, protruding, protrudent, protuberant, ...

Google previewThe Describer's Dictionary: A Treasury of Terms & Literary Quotations (Expanded Second Edition) (2014)

by David Grambs, Ellen S. Levine

buttressing, underpinning, carrying, bearing, propping up, sustaining, bolstering,shoring up,girding, suspensory ascending rising, climbing, acclivous, acclivitous descending dipping, dropping, falling, declivous, declivitous setback recessed, ...

Google previewThe Chambers Crossword Dictionary, 3rd edition (2012)

by Chambers,

stickle,suffuse08 headlong, macerate, marinate,permeate, saturate,submerge, vertical09 difficult, excessive, expensive10exorbitant, incredible, inordinate, overpriced, overthetop, precipiced11 acclivitous,declivitous, exaggerated, exponential ...

Google previewThe rhymers' lexicon (1971)

by Andrew Loring, George Saintsbury

bicephalous deleterious us bigamous delirious bipetalous devious bituminous diaphanous blasphemous diatomous blusterous` 'im disingenuous abstemious boisterous ~ doloriferous acclivitous bounteous dolorous ecephalous bulbiferous ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Entomology (2011)

ACCLIVITOUS Adj. (Latin, acclivitas = a slope; from ad = to + kli = lean + -osus = possessing qualities of.) See Acclivous.

Google previewBob's Dictionary of Big Words

by Robert Sungenis

acclivitous, adj. sloping upward. accoucheur, n. a man who helps women in childbirth; obstetrician. French: accoucheur. male midwife; an accouterment, n. soldier's equipment with the exception of ...

Google previewConcise Oxford English Dictionary (2011)

Luxury Edition by Angus Stevenson, Maurice Waite

– derivatives acclivitous adj. – origin C17: from L. acclivitas, ...

Google previewChambers concise dictionary (2004)

acclivitous adj. accolade /' akaleid/ >n 1 a sign or expression of great praise or approval. 2 a touch on the shoulder with a sword when giving a person a knighthood. [17c: French, from Italian ...

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Scrabble value of A1C3C3L1I1V4I1T1O1U1S1

The value of this 11-letter word is 18 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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