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precipitant -- as in: precipitant drug
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Pride and Prejudice
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  • At least, therefore, I did not assume the character of needless precipitance merely to show off before the ladies.
  • When you told Mrs. Bennet this morning that if you ever resolved upon quitting Netherfield you should be gone in five minutes, you meant it to be a sort of panegyric, of compliment to yourself—and yet what is there so very laudable in a precipitance which must leave very necessary business undone, and can be of no real advantage to yourself or anyone else?

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  • The precipitant drug is interfering with the object drug.
  • Small salt particles are the precipitant in cloud seeding.

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