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impetuous -- as in: an impetuous decision
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  • He was then the most impetuous boy in the world, and he is now the most impetuous man.
  • He was then the most impetuous boy in the world, and he is now the most impetuous man.
  • Excuse me if I recommend you not to chafe so much, not to be so impetuous, not to wear yourself out so.
  • When I calculated that this impetuous young woman would overdo it in new directions, was I wrong or right?
  • Even while he whistles his impetuosity away with the national anthem, some involuntary shakings of his head and heavings of his chest still linger behind, not to mention an occasional hasty adjustment with both hands of his open shirt-collar, as if it were scarcely open enough to prevent his being troubled by a choking sensation.
  • "Or was once, long ago," said I. "Is—is—must be somewhere," pursued Richard impetuously, "and must be brought out.

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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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