Precipitous

Definition of Precipitous

Pre`cip´i`tous
a.1.Steep, like a precipice; as, a precipitous cliff or mountain.
2.Headlong; as, precipitous fall.
3.Hasty; rash; quick; sudden; precipitate; as, precipitous attempts.

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