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Definition of "precipices" [precipices]

  • Plural form of precipice. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "precipices" in a sentence
  • "The trail wasn't three feet wide on the crest, and on either side the ridge fell away in precipices hundreds of feet deep."
  • "The peak rises abruptly, by a series of cliffs which may properly be termed precipices, a clear 5000 feet above the glaciers which surround its base."
  • "The great hills rose sheer and rugged a mile away; the cocoanuts ceased at a lower level, and where I stood the precipices were a mass of wild trees, bushes, and creepers."