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uphill    : ['ʌph'ɪl]
Uphill \Up*hill"\, adv.
Upwards on, or as on, a hillside; as, to walk uphill.
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Uphill \Up"hill`\, a.
1. Ascending; going up; as, an uphill road.
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2. Attended with labor; difficult; as, uphill work.
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adv 1: against difficulties; "she was talking uphill"
2: upward on a hill or incline; "this street lay uphill"
adj 1: sloping upward [synonym: {acclivitous}, {rising}, {uphill}]
n 1: the upward slope of a hill

166 Moby Thesaurus words for "uphill":
Herculean, abruptness, abstruse, acclinate, acclivitous, acclivity,
anabasis, anabatic, arduous, ascendant, ascending, ascension,
ascensional, ascensive, ascent, aslant, aslantwise, aslope,
at a slant, atilt, backbreaking, brutal, burdensome, clamber,
climb, climbing, complex, critical, crushing, delicate, demanding,
difficile, difficult, downgrade, downhill, effortful, elevation,
escalade, exacting, forced, formidable, fountain, grueling, gush,
gyring up, hairy, hard, hard-earned, hard-fought, heavenward,
heavy, hefty, in the ascendant, increase, intricate, jawbreaking,
jet, jump, killing, knotted, knotty, labored, laborious, leap,
leaping, levitation, mean, mount, mounting, no picnic, not easy,
off plumb, onerous, operose, oppressive, painful, precipitousness,
punishing, rakingly, rampant, rearing, rigorous, rise, rising,
rising ground, rocketing up, rough, rugged, saltation, saltatory,
scandent, scansorial, set with thorns, severe, shooting up,
skyrocketing, skyward, slantingly, slantways, slantwise,
slaunchways, slopeways, slopingly, soaring, spiny, spiraling,
spout, spring, springing, spurt, steep, steepness, strained,
strenuous, surge, takeoff, taking off, thorny, ticklish, tipsily,
toilsome, tough, tricky, troublesome, up, up attic, up north,
up steps, upalong, uparching, upclimb, upcoming, updraft, upgang,
upgo, upgoing, upgrade, upgrowth, uphillward, upleap, uplift,
uplong, upping, uprisal, uprise, uprising, uprush, upshoot,
upslope, upsloping, upstairs, upstream, upstreamward, upsurge,
upsurgence, upsweep, upswing, uptown, upward, upwards, upwith,
vault, verticalness, wearisome, wicked, zooming

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