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hill

hill

 
 
pronunciation:
hIl
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
phrases:
over the hill
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: an elevated area of land, smaller than a mountain.
 
similar words:
steep
definition 2: a small heap or pile.
an ant hill
similar words:
pile
definition 3: a slope, esp. in a road.
similar words:
slope
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phrase: over the hill
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: hilled, hilling, hills
definition: to make into or provide with a mound, pile, or heap.
Do you hill your potatoes?
similar words:
bank
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  • hilly:
    having many hills.
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