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synonyms for precipitousness

  • amazement
  • astonishment
  • awe
  • bewilderment
  • consternation
  • curiosity
  • disappointment
  • jolt
  • miracle
  • revelation
  • shock
  • wonder
  • abruptness
  • attack
  • bombshell
  • disillusion
  • epiphany
  • eureka
  • fortune
  • godsend
  • incredulity
  • kick
  • marvel
  • miscalculation
  • phenomenon
  • portent
  • precipitance
  • precipitation
  • prodigy
  • rarity
  • start
  • stupefaction
  • suddenness
  • thunderbolt
  • whammy
  • wonderment
  • astoundment
  • curveball
  • eye-opener
  • unexpected
  • unforeseen
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antonyms for precipitousness

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  • calmness
  • composure
  • coolness
  • expectation
  • happiness
  • indifference
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How to use precipitousness in a sentence

The precipitousness and lofty elevation of their pasture-grounds render their chase a matter of peril.
THE DESERT WORLDARTHUR MANGIN
With characteristic precipitousness Flame jumped to her feet.
PEACE ON EARTH, GOOD-WILL TO DOGSELEANOR HALLOWELL ABBOTT
Mrs. Landry rose with precipitousness, and the beautiful lady, very red, followed.
THE BEAUTIFUL LADYBOOTH TARKINGTON
The precipitousness of the affair had taken her breath away and driven all thought in mad rout from her mind.
CARMEN ARIZACHARLES FRANCIS STOCKING
Owing to the precipitousness of the banks, I was unable to gain my object, and was therefore compelled to remain in the stream.
FOREST LIFE AND FOREST TREES: COMPRISING WINTER CAMP-LIFE AMONG THE LOGGERS, AND WILD-WOOD ADVENTURE.JOHN S. SPRINGER
"As long as Miss Carston was not precipitated, her precipitousness is harmless," said the Prince.
THE RUBICONE. F. BENSON
The precipitousness and grandeur of the hills increased with nearness.
GAIRLOCH IN NORTH-WEST ROSS-SHIREJOHN H. DIXON, F.S.A. SCOT
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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