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impetuous -- as in: an impetuous decision
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Jane Eyre
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  • When I did speak, it was only to express an impetuous wish that I had never been born, or never come to Thornfield.
  • I dangers dared; I hindrance scorned I omens did defy: Whatever menaced, harassed, warned, I passed impetuous by.
  • Lastly, I saw Mr. Mason was submissive to Mr. Rochester; that the impetuous will of the latter held complete sway over the inertness of the former: the few words which had passed between them assured me of this.
  • He looked and spoke with eagerness: his old impetuosity was rising.
  • I saw plainly how you would look; and heard your impetuous republican answers, and your haughty disavowal of any necessity on your part to augment your wealth, or elevate your standing, by marrying either a purse or a coronet.

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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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