VCR Lesson 5
FILL IN THE BLANK: Insert the word from unit 5 that best fits in the sentence.
A downward slope; the slope of a hill.
dēclīvi (L.) sloping downward
- 1610 French word translation that originally came from Latin roots.
- Only used to describe downhill slopes
- Its roots resemble words similar to "lean" or "down" and eventually formed the word declivity
CHOOSE THE LETTER OF THE SENTENCE IN WHICH THE WORD IN BOLD IS USED INCORRECTLY
(B) During most battles, if the army was located at the bottom of a declivity, they would be severely disadvantaged.
(C) It is due to the severe declivities of land that forms some of the longest rivers known to man.
(D) The last hill was the toughest, for my legs burned as I attempted to lunge up the declivity.