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impetuous -- as in: an impetuous decision
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Great Expectations
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  • "Say a good fellow, if you want a phrase," returned Herbert, smiling, and clapping his hand on the back of mine—"a good fellow, with impetuosity and hesitation, boldness and diffidence, action and dreaming, curiously mixed in him."

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  • She regretted her impetuous promise.
  • We need someone more steady. Like many young people, she is too impetuous.

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