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precipice

prec·i·pice

precipice

 
 
pronunciation:
pre sih pihs
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a steep cliff.
The climber made slow but steady progress up the precipice.
synonyms:
cliff, promontory, steep
similar words:
bluff, brink, crag, escarpment, palisade, scarp
definition 2: the verge of danger.
synonyms:
brink, verge
similar words:
edge, threshold
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derivation: precipiced (adj.)