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steep

adjective /stiːp/
(of eg a hill, stairs etc) rising with a sudden rather than a gradual slope
empinado
The hill was too steep for me to cycle up a steep path a steep climb.
(of a price asked or demand made) unreasonable or too great
excesivo
He wants rather a steep price for his house, doesn’t he? That’s a bit steep!
steepness noun
empinado
the steepness of the walk up the hill.
steeply adverb in a steep or sudden way
aumentar repentinamente
The path/prices rose steeply.
(Definition of steep from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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