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declivity
 n.  downward slope, as of a hill
Classic Sentence:
1  He had rolled down a declivity of twelve or fifteen feet.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 23. The Island of Monte Cristo.
2  Franz and the count in their turn then advanced along the same path, which, at the distance of a hundred paces, led them over a declivity to the bottom of a small valley.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 37. The Catacombs of Saint Sebastian.
3  Two other men descended after Danglars forming the rearguard, and pushing Danglars whenever he happened to stop, they came by a gentle declivity to the intersection of two corridors.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 114. Peppino.
4  Heyward had given one of his pistols to Hawkeye, and together they rushed down a little declivity toward their foes; they discharged their weapons at the same instant, and equally without success.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 7
5  He then waved his hand for them to follow, and threw himself down the steep declivity, with free, but careful footsteps.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 14
6  Fatal declivity down which the most honest and the firmest as well as the most feeble and most vicious are drawn, and which ends in one of two holds, suicide or crime.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER I—THE LARK'S MEADOW
7  Marius was descending this declivity at a slow pace, with his eyes fixed on the girl whom he no longer saw.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER I—THE LARK'S MEADOW
8  But before the obstacle they were approaching, Vronsky began working at the reins, anxious to avoid having to take the outer circle, and swiftly passed Mahotin just upon the declivity.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 2: Chapter 25
9  A rocky cliff appeared, mounds of turned-up earth by the shore, houses on a hill, others, with iron roofs, amongst a waste of excavations, or hanging to the declivity.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad
Get Context   In I
10  Our columns ought to have begun to appear on an open declivity to his right.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 13: CHAPTER VI
11  He pondered; he examined the slopes, noted the declivities, scrutinized the clumps of trees, the square of rye, the path; he seemed to be counting each bush.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VIII—THE EMPEROR PUTS A QUESTION TO THE GUIDE LAC...
Example Sentence:
1  The children loved to ski down the declivity.