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impetuous -- as in: an impetuous decision
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Sense and Sensibility
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  • they had gone through the subject again and again; and with the same steady conviction and affectionate counsel on Elinor’s side, the same impetuous feelings and varying opinions on Marianne’s, as before.
  • Her narration was clear and simple; and though it could not be given without emotion, it was not accompanied by violent agitation, nor impetuous grief.

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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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