GRE Word List


a very steep or overhanging place

The meaning of the word precipice is a very steep or overhanging place.

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witherto become dry and sapless
anticlimaxthe usually sudden transition in discourse from a significant idea to a trivial or ludicrous idea
fatuouscomplacently or inanely foolish : silly
temerityunreasonable or foolhardy contempt of danger or opposition : rashness
archipelagoan expanse of water with many scattered islands
coevalof the same or equal age, antiquity, or duration
ordinancean authoritative decree or direction : order
tribunea Roman official under the monarchy and the republic with the function of protecting the plebeian citizen from arbitrary action by the patrician magistrates
berateto scold or condemn vehemently and at length
dissipateto break up and drive off