acclivity

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acclivity

[ə′kliv·əd·ē]
(geology)
A slope that is ascending from a reference point.

acclivity

The upward slope of a hillside.
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Palamau is a Maoist-infested area, with the rebels hampering human and wildlife acclivities.
"The houses are scattered in the deep valley, and on the acclivities of the hills, without any regard to arrangement, or the formation of streets.
chequer the acclivities; and how gracefully the lofty palms bend over the