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  Definition of Abseil
  1. a descent down a nearly vertical surface by using a doubled rope that is coiled around the body and attached to some higher point
  2. lower oneself with a double rope coiled around the body from a mountainside; "The ascent was easy--roping down the mountain would be much more difficult and dangerous"; "You have to learn how to abseil when you want to do technical climbing"
Similar Words: rappel, rope down

 

Entailments: mountaineer

 

 
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