To better see all uses of the word
precipitate
in
A Tale of Two Cities
please enable javascript.

Go to New Version of This Page
This old version has not been updated since 2016,
but we're leaving it in case you prefer it.
Show What's New
Please update your links from the new version.
precipitate
Used In
A Tale of Two Cities
Show Multiple Meanings
Go to Book Vocabulary

unspecified meaning
  • Monseigneur, he precipitated himself over the hill-side, head first, as a person plunges into the river.
  • Ah, but he would be well content to precipitate himself over the hill-side once again, as on the evening when he and I first encountered, close to the same spot!

  • Show more
  • The lowest, cruelest, and worst populace of a city, never without its quantity of low, cruel, and bad, were the directing spirits of the scene: noisily commenting, applauding, disapproving, anticipating, and precipitating the result, without a check.

  • There are no more uses of "precipitate" in the book.


To see samples from other sources, click a word sense below:
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)
Show Multiple Meanings
Go to Book Vocabulary
verbalworkout.com . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading