Noun(1) a very steep cliff
(1) She once told me that, as a creative, you want to walk up to the edge of the precipice and look over, but make sure you don't fall off.(2) That duty is even more urgent when the council is edging towards a financial precipice .(3) We stand on the edge of a precipice , staring into the void.(4) we swerved toward the edge of the precipice(5) I am standing on the edge of a precipice and ready to go over the edge - but there is nothing to catch my fall.(6) But, after teetering at the edge of the precipice , he woke up one morning feeling miraculously restored.(7) We stand upon the edge of a precipice , the fall from which we will not return.(8) It is too late to pull the rein when the horse is on the edge of the precipice .(9) Get lost in the mist on a peak such as Tryfan and you can easily stray over the edge of a precipice .(10) If the two don't speak to each other, the world edges closer to the precipice of total war.(11) the country was teetering on the precipice of political anarchy(12) We, descendants of human suffering, are living in a fine mansion at the edge of a precipice .(13) We were all financially scrambling on the edge of a precipice .(14) We seem to teeter on the edge of the precipice , but get pulled back by the seat of our pants.(15) The metaphors vary but the message is the same: the debt bubble is about to burst, we are on the edge of a debt precipice , we are addicted to debt.(16) A series of tragedies forced them to fight the three by-elections that brought them to the political precipice .
(1) precipice :: afgrond
1. cliff face ::
2. cliff ::
3. steep cliff ::
4. rock face ::
5. sheer drop ::
6. height ::
7. crag ::
8. bluff ::
9. escarpment ::
10. scarp ::
11. steep ::
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"PRECIPICE or ledge;
The Big Bang Theory Season 5, Episode 10
...whose work has brought him
to the PRECIPICE...
The Big Bang Theory Season 3, Episode 15
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