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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a very steep cliff;


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Precipice \Prec"i*pice\, n. [F. pr['e]cipice, L. praecipitium, fr. praeceps, -cipitis, headlong; prae before + caput, capitis, the head. See Pre-, and Chief.] 1. A sudden or headlong fall. [Obs.] --Fuller. [1913 Webster] 2. A headlong steep; a very steep, perpendicular, or overhanging place; an abrupt declivity; a cliff. [1913 Webster] Where wealth like fruit on precipices grew. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

precipice n 1: a very steep cliff
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

25 Moby Thesaurus words for "precipice": bluff, cliff, crag, crest, escarpment, face, hilltop, knoll, lofty peak, mountaintop, palisade, palisades, peak, pic, pico, pike, pinnacle, point, scar, scarp, spur, steep, summit, tor, wall