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Words used to describe mountains, hills and slopes and land that is not flat - synonyms or related words

alpine

adjective

relating to high mountains, especially the mountains of the European Alps

craggy

adjective

steep with a lot of rough rocks

gentle

adjective

a gentle slope or shape is gradual, with no sudden changes

gently

adverb

gradually, with no steep slopes or sudden change in direction

graded

adjective

made level or less steep

gradual

adjective

a gradual slope is not steep

highland

adjective

relating to mountains and hills

hilly

adjective

a hilly area has a lot of hills

mountainous

adjective

covered with mountains

rolling

adjective

rolling land has gentle slopes continuing for a long distance

sheer

adjective

extremely steep

sheer

adverb

something that rises or falls sheer has a very steep slope

snow-capped

adjective

literary

snow-capped mountains have snow on the top

steep

adjective

a steep slope rises quickly and is difficult to climb

upland

adjective

relating to or living in an area of high land

steeply

adverb

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