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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of rappel.

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Examples

  • As Israeli troops rappeled down ropes onto the deck of the Mavi Marmara in predawn darkness Monday, activists on board sprang into action.

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  • Then the blimp anchor rappeled down behind and above us like an iron chandelier.

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  • A 45-year-old, recently separated housewife with no previous sense of adventure rappeled straight down a 200-foot cliff, then rode a zip line 60 feet in the air, 300 yards across a valley at 40 miles per hour hanging from only wrist straps, resulting in more self-confidence in two days than she had achieved in her entire lifetime.

    MORE WEALTH WITHOUT RISK

  • A 45-year-old, recently separated housewife with no previous sense of adventure rappeled straight down a 200-foot cliff, then rode a zip line 60 feet in the air, 300 yards across a valley at 40 miles per hour hanging from only wrist straps, resulting in more self-confidence in two days than she had achieved in her entire lifetime.

    MORE WEALTH WITHOUT RISK

  • The Hylar rappeled nimbly down the wall until he was just above the Zhakar.

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  • He was led in by stunt rider and model Chesca Miles, who appeared as a Bond girl on a BSA motorcycle, and was handed a copy of the new book by a member of the Royal Marine commando display team who had rappeled from the roof.

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  • He was led in by stunt rider and model Chesca Miles, who appeared as a Bond girl on a BSA motorcycle, and was handed a copy of the new book by a member of the Royal Marine commando display team who had rappeled from the roof.

    The Washington Post: National, World & D.C. Area News and Headlines - The Washington Post

  • I rappeled much more easily and landed with just my lower legs in.

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  • The duo kicked it old-school as they braved subzero temperatures, jumped out of a helicopter, rappeled down a frozen waterfall, fashioned snowshoes out of tree saplings and hunted for food in the icy forest.

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  • The duo kicked it old-school as they braved subzero temperatures, jumped out of a helicopter, rappeled down a frozen waterfall, fashioned snowshoes out of tree saplings and hunted for food in the icy forest.

    E! Online (US) - Top Stories

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