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ac·cliv·i·ty

 (ə-klĭv′ĭ-tē)
n. pl. ac·cliv·i·ties
An upward slope, as of a hill.

[Latin acclīvitās, from acclīvis, uphill : ad-, ad- + clīvus, slope; see klei- in Indo-European roots.]

ac·cliv′i·tous (-ĭ-təs) adj.
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Adj.1.acclivitous - sloping upwardacclivitous - sloping upward      
ascending - moving or going or growing upward; "the ascending plane"; "the ascending staircase"; "the ascending stems of chickweed"
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