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slopes

noun
plural of slope

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(Entry 1 of 2)

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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slopes

verb
present tense third-person singular of slope

Synonyms & Antonyms of slopes (Entry 2 of 2)

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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“Slopes.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/slopes. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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