Descent and Slope


Descent noun - A downward slope or bend.

Slope is a synonym for descent in nature topic. In some cases you can use "Slope" instead a noun "Descent", when it comes to topics like lowering, hillside.


Slope noun - The degree to which something rises up from a position level with the horizon.

Descent is a synonym for slope in inclination topic. You can use "Descent" instead the word "Slope" as a noun or a verb, if it concerns topics such as slant, incline, hillside.

Nearby Words: slop, sloping, sloped

How words are described

steady steady descent steady slope
long long descent long slope
quick quick descent quick slope
gradual gradual descent gradual slope
Other adjectives: final.

Both words in one sentence

  • Schizophrenic Difficulty Descent 2 had Schizophrenic Difficulty, with many spikes and troughs along the gently rising slope.
  • Or will you skip over the descent entirely and just Jump Off The Slippery Slope, killing everything in your path just because you can?
  • The Gay Nineties/The Edwardian Era Grade School CEO: After her father's descent into the slippery slope, Nyai Ontosoroh pulled Annelies out of school to help run his company, postponing her own childhood until their encounter with Minke.
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