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Synonyms for abseil

(mountaineering) a descent of a vertical cliff or wall made by using a doubled rope that is fixed to a higher point and wrapped around the body

lower oneself with a rope coiled around the body from a mountainside

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"I am really excited for the day to arrive and cannot wait for the thrill of abseiling and showing the youngsters how it is done."
Bob Warman abseiling down the Eversheds Solicitors building
"The response to the fund-raiser is usually very positive, it's not for everyone, but that's good because there are only 50 places," said Ms Beedie, who will be abseiling facing forward this year.
Abseiling and canoeing are exciting things to do at my age.
AN elderly woman pensioner has died while abseiling down the side of a hospital.
PEOPLE in Huddersfield are being urged to take on an abseiling challenge for charity.
The 64-year-old will be among a those abseiling down the side of the six-storey Media Wales building on Friday.
Mike Hughes, from Holyhead, and his girlfriend Bethan will be raising vital funds for the Cystic Fibrosis Trust on September 20 by abseiling down the Marquess of Anglesey's Column in Llanfairpwll.
Head of the youth division at Warwickshire County Council Hugh Disley said: "It was a great experience abseiling seven floors and everyone enjoyed themselves thoroughly."
The abseiling activities will be controlled by a professional abseiling company and are suitable for complete novices as well as experienced abseilers.
The charity are looking for Brummies who like abseiling' people who just want to do something truly outrageous, and even people who class themselves as an adrenalin junkies.
SIX-YEAR-OLD Evie Lowther showed she has true nerves of steel - by abseiling off the Transporter Bridge.
The 26-year-old from Stechford said: "Abseiling has always been on my bucket list and what better reason to do it than to raise money for Acorns.
"Riding the Big One is a huge thrill for our guests and I am sure that abseiling the 235ft structure will have been a fantastic experience for them.