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up•hill



Pronunciation: (
adv., adj.up'hil';
n.up'hil"),
[key]
adv.
up or as if up the slope of a hill or other incline; upward: The soldiers marched uphill. Water does not run uphill without assistance.

adj.
1. going or tending upward on or as if on a hill: an uphill road.
2. at a high place or point: an uphill village.
3. laboriously fatiguing or difficult: an uphill struggle to become wealthy.

n.
a rising terrain; ascent.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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