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Definitiondone with very great haste and without due deliberation
- The ascent is precipitous, but the path is cut into continual and short windings, which enable you to surmount the perpendicularity of the mountain.Chapter 10 (19% in)
- She continued her course along the precipitous sides of the river, when suddenly her foot slipped, and she fell into the rapid stream.Chapter 16 (60% in)
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