The steepest, and one of the most famous, the Bremmer “Calmont,” is 68 degrees.
It's a good guess that the French-speaking population will report the steepest decline.
We've begun the steepest defense build-down since the end of the Korean war, with likely effects through the whole economy.
It was the steepest one-year percentage drop since the company began collecting data in 1987.
The steepest challenge is ahead—the Republican-controlled House of Representatives.
The wheels moved rapidly, and we ascended the steepest mountain railroad in the world.
I walked up the steepest parts and now and then had a chat with the settlers.
The valley here was five hundred feet in depth, the slope being one of the steepest I had ever seen.
The most difficult side was chosen—where the cliff was steepest.
This model steam carriage ascended with ease the steepest roads.
"having a sharp slope," Old English steap "high, lofty," from Proto-Germanic *staupaz (cf. Old Frisian stap, Middle High German *stouf), from PIE *steup- "to push, stick, knock, beat," with derivations referring to projecting objects (cf. Greek typtein "to strike," typos "a blow, mold, die;" Sanskrit tup- "harm," tundate "pushes, stabs;" Gothic stautan "push;" Old Norse stuttr "short"). The sense of "precipitous" is from c.1200. The slang sense "at a high price" is a U.S. coinage first attested 1856. Related: Steeply; steepness.
"to soak in a liquid," late 14c., of uncertain origin, originally in reference to barley or malt, probably cognate with Old Norse steypa "to pour out, throw" (or an unrecorded Old English cognate), from Proto-Germanic *staupijanan. Related: Steeped; steeping.
He or she was or is very angry: Houk was red-faced with anger. Steam was coming out of his ears (1960s+)