Thesaurus / precipice
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Cant you see, woman, that we are half-way down the precipice?

Michael and His Lost AngelHenry Arthur Jones

The reader will feel how rapidly I was advancing to the brink of the precipice.

Caleb WilliamsWilliam Godwin

He slid down a precipice, one hundred feet high, into the ravine between the forts, and escaped to the woods.

Natural hot and cold waters pour over a precipice of cyclopean masses of granite at one end, about fifty feet wide and forty high.

A Summer's OutingCarter H. Harrison

But you were obliged to climb the precipice in order to reach the park of Devil's Cliff?

The water, however, indicated no signs of the approach to the precipice.

Travels Through North America, v. 1-2Berhard Saxe-Weimar Eisenach

So had spoken the wicked youth while holding me between life and death at the precipice.

The Monk and The Hangman's DaughterAdolphe Danziger De Castro and Ambrose Bierce

Down in the depths of me I had a feeling that I stood on the edge of a precipice.

The Iron HeelJack London

On this side there was an approach to the level on the north of the precipice, and we availed ourselves of it.

As well expect the man staggering to the outer edge of a precipice not to reel over.

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