n. A downward slope; the slope of a hill.
It's adjective form is declivitous.
CLIVUS <L. "slope"
[de <L. "away from"]
Which is Used Incorrectly?
a. She walked along the declivitous beach, watching the water spread over the even sand.
b. The default windows wallpaper displays a slight declivity.
c. The Colorado rockies have very sharp declivities.
d. Jack and Jill went up the hill to fetch a pail of water. Jack fell down and broke his crown, and Jill came tumbling down the declivity.