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declivity

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a downward slope
  • the cabin is precariously perched on a declivity of the mountain's northern face

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“Declivity.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/declivity. Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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