1. dangerously high or steep
2. (of a change to a worse situation or condition) sudden and dramatic
...the rainfall is plentiful in Taiwan, the topography is high and precipitous, the rivers and creeks are very brief , it is but very...
...well 看起來沒病的兒童，卻持續發燒3到4日不降 單字：persistent：持續的 Precipitous drop in fever to normal with appearance of rash 體溫高燒突然降回正常，並出現紅疹...
... bestowed by nature. Facing the lofty peaks and precipitous gorges of the park, we can proudly say, "Taroko is one of...