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Pride and Prejudice
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  • I am very sensible, madam, of the hardship to my fair cousins, and could say much on the subject, but that I am cautious of appearing forward and precipitate.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Yet in spite of all these temptations, let me warn my cousin Elizabeth, and yourself, of what evils you may incur by a precipitate closure with this gentleman's proposals, which, of course, you will be inclined to take immediate advantage of.'  (not reviewed by editor)

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adj as in: a precipitate decision
verb, as in: action will precipitate
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