flat vs hilly

flat

Definitions

adjective

  1. stretched out and lying at full length along the ground
  2. flattened laterally along the whole length (e.g., certain leafstalks or flatfishes)
  3. lacking contrast or shading between tones
  4. commercially inactive
  5. sounded or spoken in a tone unvarying in pitch
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adverb

  1. with flat sails
  2. in a forthright manner; candidly or frankly

noun

  1. scenery consisting of a wooden frame covered with painted canvas; part of a stage setting
  2. a suite of rooms usually on one floor of an apartment house
  3. a level tract of land
  4. freight car without permanent sides or roof
  5. a deflated pneumatic tire
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Examples

deflate a balloon

You see that you're undershooting and so, leaving the throttle as is, you attempt to flatten your descent path by lifting the nose a bit - and you enter the region of reverse command.

For example, I see in yonder cupboard near which you are standing, several of what you call boxes (but like everything else in Flatland, they have no tops nor bottoms) full of money; I see also two tablets of accounts.

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hilly

Definitions

adjective

  1. having hills and crags

Examples

I grew chilly when the fire went out.

I had a garlic chilly mince curry, and she went for a very nice chicken dopiaza.

Suddenly, seeking high office, Liddy Dole was described as over-ambitious, chilly and nasty under the "syrupy" Southern accent.

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