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 Meanings and Examples of SLOPE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
slope
 n.  the side of a hill or mountain
 n.  a surface that lies at an angle to the horizontal so that some points are higher than others
Classic Sentence: (148 in 10 pages)
1  In the whole world there can be no more dreary view than that from the northern slope of the Sierra Blanco.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER I. ON THE GREAT ALKALI PLAIN
2  In a moment the young fellows had dismounted, fastened their horses, and were ascending the precipitous slope which led up to the object which had excited their curiosity.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER I. ON THE GREAT ALKALI PLAIN
3  To see him toiling up the slope inch by inch, his breath coming fast, the tips of his hoofs clawing at the ground, and his great sides matted with sweat, filled everyone with admiration.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter VI
4  Clifford steered cautiously down the slope of the knoll from the hall, and Connie kept her hand on the chair.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 5
5  They went fairly quickly down the slope, the man with his hand on the rail of the chair, steadying it.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 5
6  And the longish slope of her haunches and her buttocks had lost its gleam and its sense of richness.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 7
7  Like hillocks of sand, the Arabs say, soft and downward-slipping with a long slope.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 7
8  The chair reached the bottom of the slope, and swerved round, to disappear.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 13
9  She found Clifford slowly mounting to the spring, which was halfway up the slope of the dark larch-wood.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 13
10  They came to the dark bottom of the hollow, turned to the right, and after a hundred yards swerved up the foot of the long slope, where bluebells stood in the light.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 13
11  He laid his hand on the slope of her buttocks.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 15
12  With a heavy sigh he retraced the slope, and followed the path he had followed before.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 8 Those Who Are Found Where There Is Said to Be Nobody
13  This mishap occurred when she was descending an open slope about two-thirds home.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: 8 Rain, Darkness, and Anxious Wanderers
14  "I thought you went down the slope," he said, without noticing her face.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: 8 Rain, Darkness, and Anxious Wanderers
15  They listened to the words of the man in their midst, who was preaching, while they abstractedly pulled heather, stripped ferns, or tossed pebbles down the slope.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: 4 Cheerfulness Again Asserts Itself at Blooms-End, and Clym Finds His
Example Sentence: (22 in 2 pages)
1  The car could hardly get along on the slope.
2  He ran up the slope to the top of the hill.
3  The box is too heavy to carry down the slope; we'll have to drag it down.
4  The coach careered down a slope and collided with a bank.
5  The company started down the slippery slope of believing that they knew better than the customer.
6  The apiary was nearby; half a dozen hives faced south down the slope.
7  We raced across a large field that skirted the slope of a hill.
8  The star has a ski slope reserved exclusively for her.
9  We went sneaking down the slope of it to labboard, in the dark, towards the texas, feeling our way slow with our feet, and spreading our hands out to fend off the guys, for it was so dark we couldn't see no sign of them.
10  "Shucks! what do you want to slope for?" "Well, I am not used to that kind of a crowd."
11  This mountain slope contains slides that will challenge anyone, either expert or neophyte.
12  As the rains continued, the small trickle of water running down the hillside grew into a rivulet that threatened to wash away a portion of the slope.
13  I want to plant the slopes of the hills with trees of economic value.
14  On both slopes of the roof there are broken tiles.
15  The field slopes to the east.