But hurried on by the precipitancy of youth, and having his imperial majesty's license to pay my attendance upon the emperor of Blefuscu, I took this opportunity, before the three days were elapsed, to send a letter to my friend the secretary, signifying my resolution of setting out that morning for Blefuscu, pursuant to the leave I had got; and, without waiting for an answer, I went to that side of the island where our fleet lay. (not reviewed by editor)
Samples from Other Sources
The precipitant drug is interfering with the object drug.
Small salt particles are the precipitant in cloud seeding.
Precipitant is added, and the gold falls as a fine powder.
A little over-precipitance may ruin all.
Arthur Conan Doyle -- The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
At least, therefore, I did not assume the character of needless precipitance merely to show off before the ladies.
Jane Austen -- Pride and Prejudice
Or sometimes, precipitant above you, she would make a curly circle with a long tail, as if she might draw a cat, but it would be her "P" and the word would turn into "Practice!!"
Eudora Welty -- The Collected Stories of Eudora Welty