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  Words related to precipitous

Related / Similar Words: abrupt, sharp, hasty, overhasty, precipitate, precipitant

 

Definition:
  • extremely steep; "an abrupt canyon"; "the precipitous rapids of the upper river"; "the precipitous hills of Chinese paintings"; "a sharp drop";
  • characterized by precipices; "a precipitous bluff";
  • done with very great haste and without due deliberation; "hasty marriage seldom proveth well"- Shakespeare; "hasty makeshifts take the place of planning"- Arthur Geddes; "rejected what was regarded as an overhasty plan for reconversion"; "wondered whether;

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