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a steep high rock face, esp one that runs along the seashore and has the strata exposed

What does it mean when you dream about a cliff?

Sometimes, standing on the edge of a cliff can represent that one has a broad view of something, or we might feel as if we are living on the edge. More often, it represents things like anxiety, fear of failure and the unknown, and taking a risk. We can also feel threatened, as when we are pushed to the edge.


A high, steep, perpendicular or overhanging face of a rock; a precipice.


Standing on the edge of a cliff could be a frightening but at the same time exhilarating experience. Dreaming about cliffs generally indicates that the dreamer has come to a point of heightened understanding and awareness. An increase in the level of consciousness may have occurred. Through hard work and perseverance, the dreamer may have reached a vantage or plateau of understanding.
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A few members of the travel club made a banner in memorial of their old friend, which read 'RIP Cliffy 1958-2016'.
That Portuguese visitors explored High Cliffy Island where they discovered a deposit of chalcedony (white agate) and named the island after the colour of the mineral (pp.
Cliffy B's detachment of the physical mechanics of a hate crime from its context is just one incredible example of how the aesthetics of games operate, poaching without mercy from whatever nearby cultural touchstones it wishes to emulate.
The terrain is very rough, with an array of canyons, cliffy massifs, and stony substrates (figure 5).
I note a couple more whole cars hanging off the cliffy banks; I
They use their eyesight and long legs to avoid danger, and they stay on big open mountainsides rather than getting close to cliffy, broken terrain, probably to avoid ambushes by wolves and snow leopards, their principal natural enemies.
Twenty-one-year-old Wilson opens the Stratford attack with overseas player Wycliffe Deacon, commonly known as Cliffy.
A similar disjunction is represented by Scrophularia xylorrhiza, a perennial chasmophyte with a lignified basis, which grows in cliffy section of habitat 2 below peak l [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURES 23 & 24 OMITTED] and in the cliffs of Arbel, by the Sea of Galilee north of Tiberia, 265 km north of Nahal Elot.
Pros: Great ensemble cast: Trainor and Mesnick will make it so you won't want for Cliffy and Norm, and Belinda is every bit as fun as Carla.
If I am right to think that clif in his usage means sea-shores rather generally, it might be a spread of the 'Thames Valley Saxon' usage to coastal features and/or a sign of formative years spent where a whole coast was cliffy (as it might be between Portishead and Clevedon in the extreme north-west of Somerset, or Lydney on the west bank of the Severn in south Gloucestershire).
We stopped to dine on an interesting high rocky island, soon after entering Matungamook Lake, securing our canoe to the cliffy shore.