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Adjective
So steep as to be almost vertical
“If we were to climb the steep slope of the Andes from the Pacific shores and cross the summit by one of the passes, we should find ourselves on the high tablelands.”
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Very sudden or rapid, especially of a rise or fall
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“Areca growers have been hit hard by the steep crash in prices.”
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Excessive in degree or amount
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“The greater telecommunications industry relies increasingly on optical technology to meet steep demands for greater services at lower costs.”
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Extreme or very high in cost or price
“At the time, most people were shopping at local general stores and paying steep prices for merchandise.”
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That has been described as greater or better than it actually is
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Climbing or increasing
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Having many mountains
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Shockingly bad or excessive
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Large in size, amount, or intensity
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Difficult to endure or accomplish
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Having crags
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Erect or standing, or rising, up
Verb
To soak or immerse thoroughly in liquid
“Cover the mixture, steep for two hours, then strain it through a muslin cloth into a suitable watering can or pump-spray bottle.”
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To soak in liquid so as to soften or extract flavor
“When a fragrance exudes from the pot, they then steep the tea leaves in boiling water.”
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To surround or fill with a particular quality
“In addition, 800 listed buildings and 46 conservation areas steep the town in history.”
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To fill or be in every part of
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To prepare food for consumption, usually using heat
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Make (meat) more tender by beating or slow cooking
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To physically assimilate or take, especially a liquid
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Face or brink of a rock or mountain
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A mixture of charcoal, clay, etc.
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A part of the side of a hill or mountain
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