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Definition of 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

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

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 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

We live in a pretty bleak time. I feel that in the air. Everything is uncertain. Everything feels like its on the precipice of some major transformation, whether we like it or not.
Sean Lennon
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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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