Slope noun – The degree to which something rises up from a position level with the horizon. Cliff and slope are semantically related in escarpment topic. Sometimes you can use "Cliff" instead a noun "Slope". Nearby Words: slop, sloping, sloped
Climbing Mount Improbable (1996) - Dawkins attacks a specific criticism of evolution by explaining how complex structures can evolve in small steps, using the analogy of a mountain with a sheer cliff on one side and a gentle slope on the other.
In the Homestar Runner holiday toon "A Death-Defying Decemberween," Homestar announces to one and all that he's going to sled down the Steep Deep - a vertical cliff face - and Strong Bad catches The Cheat surreptitiously helping Homestar bury a mattress at the foot of the alleged slope.
Three-Point Landing: In the Black Trailer, Adam and Blake charge down a cliff-side slope towards a speed train before somersaulting onto a carriage roof, unsheathing their swords in mid-air to act as a brake when they land.