Definition of Uphill in English :

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Uphill meaning in English

Meaning of Uphill in English

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Uphill pronunciation in English

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Uphill

see synonyms of uphill

Noun

1. uphill

the upward slope of a hill

Adjective

2. acclivitous, rising, uphill

sloping upward

Adverb

3. uphill

against difficulties

Example Sentences:
'she was talking uphill'

4. uphill

upward on a hill or incline

Example Sentences:
'this street lay uphill'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Uphill

see synonyms of uphill
adjective
1. 
inclining, sloping, or leading upwards
2. 
requiring arduous and protracted effort
an uphill task
adverb
3. 
up an incline or slope; upwards
4. 
against difficulties
noun
5. 
a rising incline; ascent

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Uphill

see synonyms of uphill
adverb
1. 
toward the top of a hill or incline; upward
2. 
with difficulty; laboriously
adjective
3. 
going or sloping up; rising
4. 
calling for prolonged effort; laborious
5. 
located on high ground
noun
6. 
a sloping rise or ascent

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Uphill

see synonyms of uphill
adj.
1. Located on high or higher ground: an uphill mine entrance.
2. Going up a hill or slope: an uphill climb.
3. Marked by difficulty or strong resistance; laborious: an uphill election campaign against a popular incumbent.
adv. (ŭphĭl)
1. To or toward higher ground; up a slope.
2. Against adversity; with difficulty: struggling uphill to make ends meet.
n.
An upward slope or incline.

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