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Entry Word: steep
Function: adjective
Text: 1 having an incline approaching the perpendicular <a very steep rock face that was nearly impossible to climb>
Synonyms abrupt, bold, precipitous, sheer
Related Words perpendicular, plumb, straight, vertical; craggy, hilly, mountainous, scarped; angled, canted, cocked, heeled, inclined, listed, slanted, sloped, tilted, tipped
Near Antonyms gentle, gradual, moderate; even, flat, flush, horizontal, level, plane, smooth, unruffled, unwrinkled
Antonyms easy
2 going beyond a normal or acceptable limit in degree or amount <that price is a bit steep for an ice cream cone> -- see EXCESSIVE