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Synonyms for cliff
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Wiktionary

  1. cliffnoun

    Synonyms:
    precipice

  2. Cliffnoun

    A diminutive of the male given name Clifford.

    Synonyms:
    precipice

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cliff, drop, drop-offnoun

    a steep high face of rock

    "he stood on a high cliff overlooking the town"; "a steep drop"

    Synonyms:
    falloff, driblet, bead, drop cloth, lessening, drop, falling off, free fall, pearl, dip, fall, decrease, slack, drop-off, slump, drib, drop curtain

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. cliffnoun

    Synonyms:
    crag, precipice, high and steep rock

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. cliffnoun

    Synonyms:
    crag, bluff, precipice

  2. cliffnoun

    Synonyms:
    palisades (line of bold cliffs)

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "cliff":

    falaise, ravine, clive, bluff, bluffs, precipice, escarpment

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How to use cliff in a sentence?

  1. Keith Vaz:

    Radical groups from abroad are preying on young British citizens through social media to encourage them to travel abroad to join them, this must be a relentless battle for hearts and minds, and without a strong counter-narrative we are in danger of failing to prevent even more departures. We are at the edge of a cliff.

  2. Jared Dearing:

    I have clerks that might have one or two staff members, and they are not digitally native. These are people who have been working on analog systems their entire career, and we're asking them to participate in what is national security, we're now also asking them to take part in the defense against foreign state actors. The cliff that is looming before us is we are failing to fund them appropriately for critical infrastructure in their own offices.

  3. Ilya Bobrovskiy:

    I took a helicopter to reach this very remote part of the world -- home to bears and mosquitoes -- where I could find Dickinsonia fossils with organic matter still intact, i had to hang over the edge of a cliff on ropes and dig out huge blocks of sandstone, throw them down, wash the sandstone and repeat this process until I found the fossils I was after.

  4. Bo Laurent:

    It read :' Love is like jumping off a cliff,'.

  5. Tony Blair:

    The party is walking eyes shut, arms outstretched over the cliff’s edge to the jagged rocks below.

Images & Illustrations of cliff

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