precipice

a high, sheer cliff

Precipice

• (n.) A sudden or headlong fall. • (n.) A headlong steep; a very steep, perpendicular, or overhanging place; an abrupt declivity; a cliff.
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precipice

1. A sudden or headlong fall. ... 2. A headlong steep; a very steep, perpendicular, or overhanging place; an abrupt declivity; a cliff. 'Where wealth like fruit on precipices grew.' (Dryden) ... Origin: F. Precipice, L. Praecipitium, fr. Praeceps, -cipitis, headlong; prae = before + caput, capitis, the head. See Pre-, and Chief. ... Source: Webster...
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precipice

noun a very steep cliff
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Precipice

Prec'i·pice noun [ French précipice , Latin praecipitium , from praeceps , -cipitis , headlong; prae before + caput , capitis , the head. See Pre- , and Chief .] 1. A sudden or headlong fall. [ Obsolete] Fuller. ...
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precipice

a very steep cliff
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precipice

precipice 1. An overhanging or extremely steep mass of rock; such as, a crag or the face of a cliff. 2. The brink of a dangerous or disastrous situation: 'The school team was on the precipice of defeat.' 3. Etymology: from 'fall to great depth'; from French précipice, from Latin præcipitium, 'a steep place'; literally, 'a fall' or 'leap'; from ...
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precipice

[n] - a very steep cliff
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