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precipice
used in Lucky by Sebold

2 uses
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Definition
a very steep cliff

or:

any dangerous situation
  • He was waiting there on the precipice for my directions.
    Chapter Four (11% in)
  • Even then, I sensed he thought of his son in the same way he did me: as a child who, on the precipice of adulthood, had lost it all.
    Chapter Five (17% in)

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