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  • n  a downward slope or bend

  • One Heart Breaking "There is a passion for declivity in this world," Tennessee Williams has one of his characters say in Comino Real.
  • Two other elephants of the herd following down the sharp declivity slipped in the trough made through the undergrowth, fell down the hill, hit the bottom with elephantine bumps .
  • In the course of the play, physical declivity takes her from a cane to a walker to a wheelchair.

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