1、de- "down" + cliv- + -ity.
- declivity (n.)
- 1610s, from French déclivité, from Latin declivitatem (nominative declivitas) "a slope, declivity," from declivis "a sloping downward," from de- "down" (see de-) + clivus "a slope," from PIE *klei-wo-, suffixed form of *klei "to lean" (see lean (v.)).
- 1. I looked frontage straightly , going declivity one by one.
- 2. He had rolled down a declivity of twelve or fifteen feet.
[ declivity 造句 ]