- ver·tig·i·nous·ly, adverb
- ver·tig·i·nous·ness, noun
- un·ver·tig·i·nous, adjective
- un·ver·tig·i·nous·ly, adverb
- un·ver·tig·i·nous·ness, noun
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How to use vertiginous in a sentence
To the south and west and high above the town, there is Dún Aonghasa, a prehistoric three-sided stone enclosure whose fourth wall is the vertiginous cliffside, here towering 300 feet above the Atlantic.
At the start of 2021, no one would have suspected GameStop, then seen as a shopping mall relic, was about to embark on a vertiginous rally that would reconfigure Wall Street’s power dynamics.
GDP plunged in the most vertiginous drop ever recorded, and millions of workers lost their jobs almost instantly.
His prophecy kicked off a vertiginous frenzy of doomsaying, and he was thrown in jail by fearful Bolognese officials.
Skiing/boarding at Niseko is not about reaching vertiginous heights.Olympians Dish on Their Favorite Spots to Ski & Snowboard | The Daily Beast | October 26, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Ahead of him, as he rose to his feet, the line of guards stood out as paler darknesses against the vertiginous island face.The Sensitive Man | Poul William Anderson
A vertiginous faintness brought him half tumbling and half rolling back into his chair, wheezing and moist with sweat.The Shadow | Arthur Stringer
It is only after long internal travail that it moves with vertiginous rapidity.Political and Literary essays, 1908-1913 | Evelyn Baring
This Tarantula-dance of repetitions and vertiginous argumentation in circulo, begun in imposture and self-consummated in madness!Anima Poet | Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Music was become vertiginous; a mad vortex, wherein whirled mad atoms, madly embracing.Melomaniacs | James Huneker
British Dictionary definitions for vertiginous
of, relating to, or having vertigo
- vertiginously, adverb
- vertiginousness, noun
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