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precipitous
used in The Time Machine

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Definition
done with very great haste and without due deliberation

or:

very steep
  • A little way up the hill, for instance, was a great heap of granite, bound together by masses of aluminium, a vast labyrinth of precipitous walls and crumpled heaps, amidst which were thick heaps of very beautiful pagoda-like plants—nettles possibly—but wonderfully tinted with brown about the leaves, and incapable of stinging.
    Chapter 4 (51% in)

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