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ravine
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The Two Towers
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  • The orc-band began to descend a narrow ravine leading down into the misty plain below.
  • The western side of each ridge was steep and difficult, but the eastward slopes were gentler, furrowed with many gullies and narrow ravines.
  • In the narrow ravine a rough path descended like a steep stair into the plain.
  • ’Well, in the early night we crept down a long ravine into the upper end of the Wizard’s Vale, the Ents with all their rustling Huorns behind.
  • The ridge took a sharper bend northward and was gashed by a deeper ravine.
  • Once in milder days there must have been a fair thicket in the ravine, but now, after some fifty yards, the trees came to an end, though old broken stumps straggled on almost to the cliff’s brink.
  • At the rim of the shattered bowl there lay vast mounds and slopes, like the shingles cast up by a great storm; and beyond them the green and tangled valley ran up into the long ravine between the dark arms of the mountains.
  • There were webs of horror in the dark ravines of Beleriand where it was forged.
  • No noise of the falls could be heard, for a long southward slope lay now between them and the ravine in which the stream flowed.
  • At one point it crawled sideways right to the edge of the dark chasm, and Frodo glancing down saw below him as a vast deep pit the great ravine at the head of the Morgul Valley.
  • The path had veered away from the main pass in the great ravine, and it now followed its own perilous course at the bottom of a lesser cleft among the higher regions of the Ephel Duath.
  • They passed on, Gollum in front and the hobbits now side by side, up the long ravine between the piers and columns of torn and weathered rock, standing like huge unshapen statues on either hand.

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  • The car plunged into a 15-foot ravine.
  • afraid that if we climbed into the ravine, we might never get out

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