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precipitous

US [prɪˈsɪpɪtəs]
UK [prɪ'sɪpɪtəs]
  • adj.陡峭的;险峻的;峭拔的;突然的
  • Web急躁的;仓促的;雄伟险峻
precipitous
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adj.
1.
陡峭的;险峻的;峭拔的very steep, high and often dangerous
precipitous cliffs
险峻的峭壁
a precipitous drop at the side of the road
道路一旁陡降的坡面
2.
突然的;骤然的;急剧的sudden and great
a precipitous decline in exports
出口的急剧下降
3.
草率的;仓促的;贸然的done very quickly, without enough thought or care
a precipitous action
贸然行动

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