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Definition of Precipice

Precipice

  1. A sudden or headlong fall.
  2. A headlong steep; a very steep, perpendicular, or overhanging place; an abrupt declivity; a cliff.

Precipice Quotations

The rarity is the sudden epiphany or single turning point showing you with dramatic clarity that your marriage is over, although that does happen. Most relationships hover on a precipice for years before one party or the other finally decides it is time to jump, and coming to the decision isn't easy.
Laura Wasser

I like playing characters who are out there on the edge, where they can explode at any moment or fall off the precipice.
Jessica Lange

We run carelessly to the precipice, after we have put something before us to prevent us seeing it.
Blaise Pascal

We are witnessing an enormous shift of collective consciousness throughout the world. We are at the precipice of great transformation within our culture and government.
Zachary Quinto

My errors will point to thinking men the various roads, and will teach them the great art of treading on the brink of the precipice without falling into it.
Giacomo Casanova
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Precipice Translations

precipice in Dutch is afgrond
precipice in German is Abgrund {m}
precipice in Italian is abisso
precipice in Spanish is derrumbadero, precipicio
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