Definition of Pitfalls

1. Noun. (plural of pitfall) ¹



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Definition of Pitfalls

1. pitfall [n] - See also: pitfall

Lexicographical Neighbors of Pitfalls

pitchpoles
pitchpoling
pitchside
pitchstone
pitcht
pitchwoman
pitchwomen
pitchwork
pitchy
piteous
piteously
piteousness
piteousnesses
pitfall
pitfalling
pitfalls (current term)
pitful
pitfuls
pith
pith hat
pith helmet
pith helmets
pithball
pithead
pitheads
pithec-
pithecanthropi
pitheci
pithecoid

Literary usage of Pitfalls

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Natural History of Plants: Their Forms, Growth, Reproduction, and by Anton Kerner von Marilaun (1902)
"Spinous Structures in the pitfalls of Carnivorous Plants. ... spines on the walls of pitfalls, * Sarracenia purpurea; a piece of the lining of the pitcher ..."

2. Renewing the United Nations System by Erskine Childers (1999)
"PURPOSES AND pitfalls IN UN REFORM As new discoveries are made, new truths discovered and manners and opinions change with the change of circumstances, ..."

3. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1904)
"... the best it may accomplish is to illumine the wayfarer's pathway enough to aid him in avoiding the pitfalls of ignorance and lust; but its faint glimmer ..."

4. Handbook for Newspaper Workers, Treating Grammar, Punctuation, English by Grant Milnor Hyde (1921)
"Only a few pitfalls and some means to avoid them may be pointed out here to ... pitfalls of Inaccuracy i. Misstatement of fact results from a variety of ..."

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