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Overview of adj precipitous

The adj precipitous has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. hasty, overhasty, precipitate, precipitant, precipitous

(done with very great haste and without due deliberation; "hasty marriage seldom proveth well"- Shakespeare; "hasty makeshifts take the place of planning"- Arthur Geddes; "rejected what was regarded as an overhasty plan for reconversion"; "wondered whether they had been rather precipitate in deposing the king")

2. abrupt, precipitous, sharp

(extremely steep; "an abrupt canyon"; "the precipitous rapids of the upper river"; "the precipitous hills of Chinese paintings"; "a sharp drop")

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