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precipitate
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precipitate
Used in
King Lear
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  • Hadst thou been aught but gossamer, feathers, air, So many fathom down precipitating, Thou'dst shiver'd like an egg: but thou dost breathe; Hast heavy substance; bleed'st not; speak'st; art sound.  (not reviewed by editor)

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verb, as in: action will precipitate
adj as in: a precipitate decision
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