Use Precipitous in a sentence
Meaning: [adjective] done in a hurry; sudden; very steep;
The decline in teen employment has been precipitous .
Precipitous cliffs are dangerous if approached too closely.
Overfishing continues despite repeated warnings of the current precipitous decline.
Hill forts were built on precipitous rocks for defence.
They rarely reach the cave on its precipitous slope.
There was a precipitous fall in GDP.
A precipitous , winding road leads down the hillside to seashore.
Crash barriers are installed along the sides of dangerous bends and precipitous verges.
These conditions forced both wheat agriculture and the lumber industry into a precipitous decline.
This led to a precipitous loss of working and middle-class jobs.