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Princeton's WordNet

  1. precipitously, sharplyadverb

    very suddenly and to a great degree

    "conditions that precipitously increase the birthrate"; "prices rose sharply"

  2. precipitouslyadverb

    abruptly; in a precipitous manner

    "the mountains rose precipitously from the shore"

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  1. precipitouslyadverb

    abruptly; in a precipitous manner

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  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of precipitously in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of precipitously in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of precipitously in a Sentence

  1. Dan Shreve:

    The costs have come down precipitously, it's now viable where you can make the case as a politician that it's a realistic option to decarbonize our state.

  2. Andy Levin:

    There is just no way that we will get to broad scale adoption of electric vehicles until we crush range anxiety and then it will happen precipitously.

  3. Matt Freedman:

    If you take a solar panel from someone's rooftop and put it in a field, the amount you would pay for that power drops precipitously, what's the magic of having it on the rooftop ? It’s not clear.

  4. George Soros:

    The value of the pound would decline precipitously. It would also have an immediate and dramatic impact on financial markets, investment, prices and jobs, i would expect this devaluation to be bigger and also more disruptive than the 15 percent devaluation that occurred in September 1992, when I was fortunate enough to make a substantial profit for my hedge fund investors.

  5. Aengus Kelly:

    If demand isn't there and they have to drop the price precipitously to sell, then my view is they won't do it and they will instead cut production.

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