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1. abseil

noun. (mountaineering) a descent of a vertical cliff or wall made by using a doubled rope that is fixed to a higher point and wrapped around the body.

Synonyms

  • rappel

Antonyms

  • float
  • refrain

Etymology

  • abseilen (German)

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2. abseil

verb. lower oneself with a rope coiled around the body from a mountainside.

Synonyms

  • rappel
  • go down
  • come down
  • fall
  • rope down
  • mountaineer

Antonyms

  • rise
  • increase
  • win
  • better

Etymology

  • abseilen (German)
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