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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The quality of happening with headlong haste or without warning; The property possessed by a slope that is very steep.

Usage examples (20)
  • Adjective : a precipitous wall of rock. ,precipitous mountain trails
  • I mention my precipitousness because one week ago, a mere two weeks into my adventure, I was ready to end it all.
  • Remember, it indicates the precipitousness of the rise in blood sugar—and keeping it steady is the name of the game.
  • Their great anxiety to trade for powder indicated their lack of that article and partly explained the precipitousness of their retreat. for more
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