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downhill

adjective

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downhill

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of downhill (Entry 2 of 3)

a downward slope
  • most runners will have their best splits on the downhills

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downhill

adverb

Synonyms & Antonyms of downhill (Entry 3 of 3)

as in downstairs, downgrade

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The first known use of downhill was in the 14th century

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“Downhill.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/downhill. Accessed 25 Sep. 2022.

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