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steep1

steep1

 
 
pronunciation:
stip
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: steeper, steepest
definition 1: having a sharp slope or incline.
a steep mountain
synonyms:
abrupt
antonyms:
gentle, gradual
similar words:
arduous, bluff, perpendicular, precipitous, sharp, sheer, sloping, vertical
definition 2: too expensive or high, as a price or amount.
synonyms:
costly, expensive, stiff
antonyms:
reasonable
similar words:
dear, excessive, exorbitant, extravagant, fancy, high, upscale
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part of speech: noun
definition: a hill, cliff, or other steep location.
synonyms:
cliff, elevation, hill
similar words:
precipice
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derivations: steeply (adv.), steepness (n.)