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impetuous -- as in: an impetuous decision
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The Idiot
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  • She too, had passionate desires, but they were persistent rather than impetuous.
  • An impetuous woman, Lizabetha Prokofievna sometimes weighed her anchors and put out to sea quite regardless of the possible storms she might encounter.
  • They came from her lips hurriedly and impetuously, and had been prepared and thought out long ago, even before she had ever dreamed of the present meeting.
  • He was, in his way, an impetuous man, and a quiet life of repentance in the bosom of his family soon became insupportable to him.

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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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