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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A high and very steep vertical cliff.

Usage examples (37)
  • We run carelessly to the precipice, after we have put something before us to prevent us from seeing it.
  • So, yes, do I continue to oppose it and I do think the term precipice was a good choice of words, John.
  • The sound of a stone thrown over the precipice is heard for several li.
  • The word precipice is defined as a very steep, overhanging place or a hazardous situation. for more
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