The antonym of acclivity, declivity refers to the slope downwards, which can be rather smooth and fast. As illustrated, cycling uphill can be an excruciatingly painful task, while declivity is a very easy affair as gravity works with you.
Make sure you don’t see declivity on your progress charts!
Declivity has the following dictionary definitions:
1. A downward slope, as of a hill.
Master tips for declivity
Memorize declivity as the decline of activity.
Use examples of declivity:
1. Cheating on your homework can start you on a slippery declivity to cheating in life.
2. The caves are located in the declivities of the mountain’s north face.