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precipice
used in Howards End

3 uses
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Definition
a very steep cliff

or:

any dangerous situation
  • "Well?" said Margaret, with the precipice in sight.
    Chapter 38 (58% in)
  • The precipice was at their feet now.
    Chapter 38 (67% in)
  • They had tried not to go over the precipice, but perhaps the fall was inevitable.
    Chapter 43 (48% in)

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