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 steep steep

adj

  • () having a sharp inclination  ( steep )
    having a sharp inclination
     the steep attic stairs
    the steep attic stairs
     steep cliffs
    steep cliffs
  • noun

  • a steep place (as on a hill)  ( steep )
    a steep place (as on a hill)
  • adj

  • of a slope; set at a high angle  ( steep )
    of a slope; set at a high angle
     note the steep incline
    note the steep incline
     a steep roof sheds snow
    a steep roof sheds snow
  • greatly exceeding bounds of reason or moderation  ( exorbitant, extortionate, outrageous, steep, unconscionable, usurious )
    greatly exceeding bounds of reason or moderation
     exorbitant rent
    exorbitant rent
     extortionate prices
    extortionate prices
     spends an outrageous amount on entertainment
    spends an outrageous amount on entertainment
     usurious interest rate
    usurious interest rate
     unconscionable spending
    unconscionable spending
  • verb

  • () devote (oneself) fully to  ( plunge, soak up, absorb, engross, immerse, steep, engulf )
    devote (oneself) fully to
     He immersed himself into his studies
    He immersed himself into his studies
  • let sit in a liquid to extract a flavor or to cleanse  ( infuse, steep )
    let sit in a liquid to extract a flavor or to cleanse
     steep the blossoms in oil
    steep the blossoms in oil
     steep the fruit in alcohol
    steep the fruit in alcohol