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a downward slope or distance

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Cities of the future will not need to cluster in balls or wedge themselves into declining declivities.
trying to organize a journey to the dark hills and steep declivities of
Fortunately the course of the storm was checked by the Flinders range, whose grim cliffs and rocky declivities were proof against the utmost violence of the unwelcome invader.
This area of mid-Tocantins River has several waterfalls due to declivities in the main channel and some of its fish show association to this torrential environment and some of these species are shared with the Central Amazon River.
clumps of trees, which from their moist situation, or the steep declivities of the hills, are sheltered from the effects of fire" (Thwaites, 1905).
Inland, the eye is dazzled by a changing array - hills with steep ravines, sheep perched on the ridges, apparently untroubled by the declivities so near to their hoofs, with some places substituting cows, which seem to be in great period owing to their greater bulk.
When I was eventually led to Ralph's room, I thought at first that there was some mistake, for all I saw there was one regular sized bed that through years of hard use had been worn into the shape of a bowl, the steep declivities of the sides leading toward a deep center.
The crystalline shallows below the declivities of the spine and the shoulders dissolve into the puckers of the buttocks, and into the chiselled thighs trembling on nubility.
The rugged section of No Man's Land is the Napali Coast to the northwest, a series of steep, dry, dramatic declivities that run right down to the water.