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 for uphill
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Uphill \Up*hill"\, adv.
     Upwards on, or as on, a hillside; as, to walk uphill.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adv 1: against difficulties; "she was talking uphill"
      2: upward on a hill or incline; "this street lay uphill"
      adj 1: sloping upward [syn: acclivitous, rising, uphill]
      n 1: the upward slope of a hill

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  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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