on the edge of a precipice

Definition of on the edge of a precipice

  1. :  very close to a bad or dangerous situation The company is now on the edge of a precipice.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  the cutting side of a blade

    :  the sharpness of a blade

    :  force, effectiveness

  1. :  to give an edge to

    :  to be on an edge of

    :  to move or force gradually

  1. :  a very steep or overhanging place

    :  a hazardous situation

    :  brink

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up on the edge of a precipice? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


clearly seen through or understood

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