Precipice

Definition of Precipice

Prec´i`pice
n.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.

Related Words

cliff, crag, crest, escarpment, face, hilltop, knoll, lofty peak, mountaintop, palisade, palisades, peak, pic, pico, pike, pinnacle, point, scar, scarp, spur, steep, summit, tor, wall
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