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Synonyms for uphill
ˈʌpˈhɪl; ˈʌpˌhɪlup·hill

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  1. uphillnoun


  2. uphilladverb

    located up a slope or on a hill


  3. uphilladjective

    going up a slope or a hill


  4. uphilladjective


Princeton's WordNet

  1. uphilladjective

    the upward slope of a hill


  2. acclivitous, rising, uphilladverb

    sloping upward

    emerging, acclivitous, rising


  3. uphilladverb

    against difficulties

    "she was talking uphill"


  4. uphilladverb

    upward on a hill or incline

    "this street lay uphill"


Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. uphilladjective

    ascending, upward

  2. uphilladjective

    difficult, hard, arduous, toilsome

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. uphilladjective

    ascending, acclivous, rising

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "uphill":

    difficult, arduous

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How to use uphill in a sentence?

  1. James Gagliano:

    You're going to be dealing on fading memories, you're going to be dealing on neighborhood canvasses where the accuser is not sure where that neighborhood was. It's going to be an uphill, daunting task.

  2. Kerri Talbot:

    I think Congress knows it needs to do something but obviously with this administration, having tried to pass legislation, people know it's an uphill battle.

  3. Beth Kobliner:

    Many parents believe their sons are smarter about money. This is nonsense, and it must stop, especially when girls face an uphill climb anyway in earning salaries that are on par with those of their male peers. Make sure all kids are prepared equally for a smart financial life.

  4. Steven Hawkins:

    I agree that it's an uphill slog to see federal legalization, but what we're putting on the table is inevitability, when you get to the point when half of the country has legalized for adult-use, we have now set a stage for inevitability. And that begins to change the tone and tenor in Washington.

  5. Mats Wilander:

    If I were Thiem I would be going like, 'You know what Sascha, today we're going to go for a run. It's not going to be a sprint but a run and we're going to go uphill for four hours. If you beat me in the end you're better than me, but I'm going to take you the whole way.' If he does that Thiem is the favorite.

Translations for uphill

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  • hochgelegen, bergauf, ansteigend, mühselig, berganGerman
  • in éadan an chnoicIrish
  • in salitaItalian
  • kalnupLatvian
  • гора, наверх, тяжёлый, трудный, с трудомRussian
  • மேட்டில்Tamil

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