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impetuous -- as in: an impetuous decision
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Nicholas Nickleby
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  • He is an impetuous youth.
  • He is a young man of an impetuous temper and of little or no experience; and I saw no reason why such a hero should be lifted out of nature.
  • ’Hear me speak,’ said Newman, planting himself before his impetuous young friend.
  • ’Is she quite recovered?’ said Nicholas, impetuously.
  • The people fell back, scarce wondering more at what had just occurred, than at the excitement and impetuosity of him who spoke.
  • His features presented the remains of a handsome countenance, but one in which the embers of strong and impetuous passions were easier to be traced than any expression which would have rendered a far plainer face much more prepossessing.

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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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