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English adjective: uphill

1. uphill sloping upward

Synonymsacclivitous, rising



English noun: uphill

1. uphill (object) the upward slope of a hill

Broader (hypernym)acclivity, ascent, climb, raise, rise, upgrade

English adverb: uphill

1. uphill against difficulties

SamplesShe was talking uphill.

2. uphill upward on a hill or incline

SamplesThis street lay uphill.

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