Synonyms for steep
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High is used of simple elevation; steep is said only of an incline where the vertical measurement is sufficiently great in proportion to the horizontal to make it difficult of ascent. Steep is relative; an ascent of 100 feet to the mile on a railway is a steep grade; a rise of 500 feet to the mile makes a steep wagon-road; a roof is steep when it makes with the horizontal line an angle of more than 45°. A high mountain may be climbed by a winding road nowhere steep, while a little hill may be accessible only by a steep path. A sharp ascent or descent is one that makes a sudden, decided angle with the plane from which it starts; a sheer ascent or descent is perpendicular, or nearly so; precipitous applies to that which is of the nature of a precipice, and is used especially of a descent; abrupt is as if broken sharply off, and applies to either acclivity or declivity. Compare HIGH.
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a steep place (as on a hill)
having a sharp inclination
"the steep attic stairs"; "steep cliffs"
exorbitant, extortionate, outrageous, steep, unconscionable, usuriousadjective
greatly exceeding bounds of reason or moderation
"exorbitant rent"; "extortionate prices"; "spends an outrageous amount on entertainment"; "usurious interest rate"; "unconscionable spending"
of a slope; set at a high angle
"note the steep incline"; "a steep roof sheds snow"
steep, immerse, engulf, plunge, engross, absorb, soak upverb
devote (oneself) fully to
"He immersed himself into his studies"
engulf, douse, bury, occupy, sop up, swallow, dump, assimilate, engross, dunk, souse, launch, draw, eat up, absorb, engage, take in, immerse, swallow up, ingest, take up, plunk, dip, soak up, dive, imbibe, take over, suck up, plunge, infuse, suck
let sit in a liquid to extract a flavor or to cleanse
"steep the blossoms in oil"; "steep the fruit in alcohol"
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In the face of what can seem to be a very steep climb for the Republicans you really have to look at each individual race and ask yourself about the vulnerability of each of those candidates, these Republicans are pretty skillful politicians. I don't see Kelly Ayotte as a particularly easy mark for the Democrats.
Consider your childhood, a construction building process, on a very, very steep ground. You need to stop consistantly and re-do your measures. So that your pillars shall exceptionally remain lofty till your life extincts..
The steep decline in oil prices is now creating an economic and financial markets inflection point.
Before the gates of excellence the high gods have placed sweat long is the road thereto and rough and steep at first but when the heights are reached, then there is ease, though grievously hard in the winning.
Steep thyself in a bowl of summertime.
Translations for steep
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- escarpatCatalan, Valencian
- eintauchen, ziehen lassen, steil, LaugeGerman
- empinado, sopa, escarpado, macerar, precipitoso, imbuir, inclinado, abrupto, acantiladoSpanish
- imbiber, imprégner, infuser, abrupt, escarpéFrench
- snarbrattur, hallur, bratturIcelandic
- ripido, scoscesoItalian
- 注ぎ込む, 煎じるJapanese
- waiwai, tākau, kōpiro, whakamara, tāhekeMāori
- cerun, curamMalay
- steil, wekenDutch
- zaparzyć, stromy, zaparzaćPolish
- íngreme, íngrimePortuguese
- погрузить, заваривать, пропитывать, погрязнуть, заварить, пропитываться, пропитать, крутой, погружать, пропитаться, погрязатьRussian
- strmo, стрмоSerbo-Croatian
- demlemek, daldırmak, çözelti, dikTurkish
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