Example sentences for: steeply

How can you use “steeply” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Laid out in an attractive hillside setting half a mile southwest of Takayama Station, the houses — many of them three or four stories high, with steeply pitched grass-thatch roofs — are oddly reminiscent of those in European Alpine villages.

  • The rugged mountains of the Serra de Tramuntana sweep down to the sea so steeply here that there are few points of access and only one harbor and port of any size along the coast.

  • Bermuda’s reefs provide excellent dive sites either in the shallows or on the ocean side walls that drop steeply into the colder, deeper water.

  • This sits on high foundations as the ground level falls steeply on the northern side.

  • The city plunges steeply downhill to the River Tagus and its most imposing square, Praça do Comércio, lined on three sides by gracious arcaded buildings and a vast triumphal arch.


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