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an ascending slope (as of a hill)

The meaning of the word acclivity is an ascending slope (as of a hill).

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presagesomething that foreshadows or portends a future event : omen
ascertainto find out or learn with certainty
appurtenancesaccessory objects
quibbleto evade the point of an argument by caviling about words
circleta little circle
simplisticexcessively simple or simplified : treating a problem or subject with false simplicity by omitting or ignoring complicating factors or details
annihilateto cause to cease to exist : to do away with entirely so that nothing remains
chorusa company of singers and dancers in Athenian drama participating in or commenting on the action
prodigiouscausing amazement or wonder