slope


slope
01. The village is located on the [slope] of a mountain in Switzerland.
02. My family's favorite ski [slope] at Mount Washington is called Linton's Loop.
03. The river bank [slopes] sharply down to the water, and can be a little dangerous.
04. The roof of the buildings have a steep [slope] so that the snow doesn't build up in winter.
05. In Tadoussac, we went skiing on the sand hills that [slope] down to the ocean.
06. A beginning skier was badly injured by a snowboarder who was going too fast down a [slope] meant for beginners.
07. The street is on a real [slope], and it can be tiring for old people to walk up and down the road every day.
08. Make sure you put the emergency brake on the car if you park on any [slope].
09. Our street has a long [slope] that all the kids like to go down on their skateboards.
10. Our favorite ski [slope] at Whistler starts right at the top of the mountain, and is quite steep.
11. Himalayan black bears live in the forests on the mountain [slopes].
12. Harare, the capital of Zimbabwe, is a busy city built on the [sloping] plain for which it is named.
13. By day, leopards often nap in large trees with [sloping] stems.
14. Panda habitat in China is continuing to disappear as settlers push higher up the mountain [slopes].

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