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precipitous
used in Frankenstein

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Definition done with very great haste and without due deliberation

or:

very steep
  • 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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