Precipitous
Crossword Clue and Answers

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This clue in was most recently seen in the wild in Evening Standard Quick Crossword.

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Publications

  • Evening Standard Quick Crossword - Tuesday, 5 Oct 2021
  • The New York Times Crossword - Sunday, 11 Jul 2021
  • Evening Standard Quick Crossword - Thursday, 1 Jul 2021
  • The Mirror Quick - Monday, 24 May 2021
  • The Mirror Classic - Sunday, 16 May 2021
  • Evening Standard Quick Crossword - Wednesday, 28 Apr 2021
  • Evening Standard Quick Crossword - Friday, 16 Apr 2021
  • The Mirror Classic - Sunday, 11 Apr 2021
  • Evening Standard Quick Crossword - Thursday, 8 Apr 2021
  • Evening Standard Quick Crossword - Friday, 19 Mar 2021
  • The Mirror Classic - Tuesday, 9 Mar 2021
  • Evening Standard Quick Crossword - Wednesday, 17 Feb 2021

Crossword Answers

5 letters

STEEP
Of a slope; set at a high angle; "note the steep incline"; "a steep roof sheds snow"

SHARP
Quick and forceful; "a sharp blow"

SHEER
Cause to sheer; "She sheered her car around the obstacle"

HASTY
Excessively quick; "made a hasty exit"; "a headlong rush to sell"

6 letters

ABRUPT
Surprisingly and unceremoniously brusque in manner; "an abrupt reply"

8 letters

HEADLONG
With the head foremost; "a headfirst plunge down the stairs"; "a headlong dive into the pool"

9 letters

OVERHASTY
Done with very great haste and without due deliberation; "hasty marriage seldom proveth well"- Shakespeare; "hasty makeshifts take the place of planning"- Arthur Geddes; "rejected what was regarded as an overhasty plan for reconversion"; "wondered whether they had been rather precipitate in deposing the king"

11 letters

PRECIPITANT
An agent that causes a precipitate to form

PRECIPITATE
Hurl or throw violently; "The bridge broke and precipitated the train into the river below"