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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - Abruptly; Very suddenly and to a great degree.

Usage examples (41)
  • The mountains rose precipitously from the shore
  • Conditions that precipitously increase the birthrate
  • Adjective : a precipitous wall of rock. ,precipitous mountain trails
  • And, now that we're already there, that it would not be a good idea to leave "precipitously" for more
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