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precipitate
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The Great Gatsby
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adj as in: a precipitate decision Define
acting with great haste -- often without adequate thought
  • His wife and his mistress, until an hour ago secure and inviolate, were slipping precipitately from his control.

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  • I had planned to ask her, but she made a precipitate departure.
  • a precipitate rather than a well-reasoned decision

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adj as in: a precipitate decision Define
acting with great haste -- often without adequate thought
verb, as in: action will precipitate Define
make something happen abruptly (suddenly)
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