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precipice
used in Looking for Alaska

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Definition
a very steep cliff

or:

any dangerous situation
  • I picked up a blue chair and threw it against the concrete wall, and the clang of plastic on concrete echoed beneath the bridge as the chair fell limply on its side, and then I lay on my back with my knees hanging over the precipice and screamed.
    p. 171.6

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