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steep1

 
 
pronunciation:
stip
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
inflections: steeper, steepest
definition 1: having a sharp slope or slant.
The goat scampered easily down the steep, rocky slope.
antonyms:
gentle, gradual
similar words:
perpendicular, sharp, sheer, sloping, vertical
definition 2: too expensive or high.
Five dollars is steep for an ice-cream cone.
synonyms:
costly, expensive, stiff
antonyms:
reasonable
similar words:
dear, excessive, extravagant, fancy, high
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derivations: steeply (adv.), steepness (n.)