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Main Entry: 1steep
having a very sharp slope :
almost straight up-and-down2 :
being or characterized by a very rapid decline or increase3 :
too great or high <steep
- steepĚly adverbsynonyms STEEP
mean having a slope that is close to exactly upright. STEEP
implies such sharpness of pitch that going up or down is very difficult <a steep
applies to a slope so sharp that it is almost straight up-and-down <the river winds through a precipitous
suggests an unbroken precipitous expanse <sheer
cliffs that made the climbers hesitate>.
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