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as in incline
the degree to which something rises up from a position level with the horizon the next stretch of the trail had a gentle slope which made it easier to climb

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as in to tilt
to set or cause to be at an angle they sloped our new driveway too steeply and now my car scrapes bottom whenever I back out onto the street

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“Slope.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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