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precipitate
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precipitate
Used in
Persuasion
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  • He advised her against it, thought the jar too great; but no, he reasoned and talked in vain, she smiled and said, "I am determined I will:" he put out his hands; she was too precipitate by half a second, she fell on the pavement on the Lower Cobb, and was taken up lifeless!  (not reviewed by editor)

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