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precipitous
used in Gone with the Wind

2 uses
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Definition done with very great haste and without due deliberation

or:

very steep
  • She had not seen him since the day when she had alighted from his carriage so precipitously at Five Points.
    3.19 (59% in)
  • Swearing, sweating men hauled the heavy guns up the precipitous slopes, for mules could not climb the hillsides.
    3.17 (49% in)

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