English to Portuguese Meaning :: acclivity

Acclivity :
aclive, encosta, ladeira, escarpa - acliveacclivitiesaclive
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Noun(1) an upward slope or grade (as in a road

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(1) An acclivity that wasn't present before came up.(2) Here and there, towers were perched high up on acclivities which seemed almost inaccessible.(3) It was gregarious, and chiefly abounded on the acclivitous glades of the woods.(4) I caught glimpses of fields and copses as we fled along, that could have afforded me amusement for hours, and orchards on gentle acclivities , beneath which I could have walked till evening.(5) The country is sufficiently fertile, covered with corn fields and orchards, and intersected by sudden acclivities with flat summits.(6) This tract is beautifully undulating in its surface, containing a number of bold eminences, steep acclivities , and deep shadowy valleys.(7) His seat, Methven Castle, on a bold acclivitous rising-ground, 1 Ôö¼ÔòØ mile E of Methven village, is a stately baronial pile of 1680, with extensive modern additions.(8) As before, the way lay within the sand-hills, the beach being one ragged strew of logs and drift-stuff, and the team had to toil up and down the rough dunes, and around their bases when the acclivities were too formidable, tearing and plunging at the same time through under growths of brush and over fallen trees and drift-wood for a stretch of nine miles.(9) In some of the vicissitudes of the city's pride, or its calamity, the dark tide of human evil had swelled over it, far higher than the Tiber ever rose against the acclivities of the seven hills.(10) At the further extremity of this peninsula, the river again turns, and stretches in a long reach, between the white and < P 356 > towering cliffs of Lancaut, and the rich acclivities of Piercefield woods.(11) Deb and Lenny, Klaus und Inge, Marcel et Martine, all easing their t-shirted blubber in climate-controlled shopping, seemed to have jettisoned all thoughts of trekking the acclivitous hillside up the Via Tiberio to the Villa Jovis, high on the island's easternmost point.(12) The Nationals had the advantage of position, their lines projecting in wedge-form towards the Confederate centre, with steep rocky acclivities along their front.(13) If a contrivance could be devised to enable us to convert at will the wheels of the steam-carriage into magnets, we should be enabled to ascend and descend acclivities with great facility.(14) Stairway to the stars: Mechanical engineering student Alex Frakking caught this acclivitous view of the future Accelerator Centre building on the north campus the other night.(15) Along the boundary lines of the county the country is more level, and the undulations more gradual, but in the central portion the acclivities are abrupt and high and the declivities sudden and deep.(16) We cross over the crest ├ö├ç├┐Laimos├ö├ç├û and thereafter, we overtake with great caution an acclivitous cliff to get to an immense balcony at ├ö├ç├┐Skourta├ö├ç├û location, 2.475m.
Related Words
(1) acclivity ::
1. raise ::
2. climb ::
3. upgrade ::
4. rise ::
5. ascent ::
1. decline ::
2. declivity ::
3. descent ::
4. dip ::
5. downgrade ::
6. downhill ::
7. fall ::
8. hang ::
9. hanging ::
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acclivities, acclivity
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