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impetuous -- as in: an impetuous decision
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Ulysses
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  • Impetuous fellow!
  • Though that halfbaked Lyons ran off at a tangent in his impetuosity to get left.
  • —Then, Stephen said staring and rambling on to himself or some unknown listener somewhere, we have the impetuosity of Dante and the isosceles triangle miss Portinari he fell in love with and Leonardo and san Tommaso Mastino.
  • —Spaniards, for instance, he continued, passionate temperaments like that, impetuous as Old Nick, are given to taking the law into their own hands and give you your quietus doublequick with those poignards they carry in the abdomen.

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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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