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precipice

noun

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a steep wall of rock, earth, or ice
  • scaled the steep precipice with the ease of an experienced climber

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The first known use of precipice was in 1613

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“Precipice.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/precipice. Accessed 3 Aug. 2021.

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