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Sample sentences for the GRE study word declivity

declivity can be used as a noun

1.earth with a declivity outwards. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer
2.Not the height, it is the declivity that is terribl. - from Thus Spake Zarathustra by Friedrich Nietzsche
3.On the declivity of the Atlantic basin the first streams, branches of the North Platte River, already appeared. - from Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne
4.He had rolled down a declivity of twelve or fifteen feet. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
5.Orchomenus itself from the plain to the declivity of Moun. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer
6.The whole face of the southern declivity was covered with wild shrubbery alone--an occasional silver willow or white poplar excepted. - from The Works of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe
7.Our columns ought to have begun to appear on an open declivity to his right. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
8.Marius was descending this declivity at a slow pace, with his eyes fixed on the girl whom he no longer saw. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
9.Presently the murmur of water fell gently upon my ear--and in a few moments afterward, as I turned with the road somewhat more abruptly than hitherto, I became aware that a building of some kind lay at the foot of a gentle declivity just before me. - from The Works of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe

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