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impetuous -- as in: an impetuous decision
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Pygmalion
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  • He is, in fact, but for his years and size, rather like a very impetuous baby "taking notice" eagerly and loudly, and requiring almost as much watching to keep him out of unintended mischief.
  • Put that along with her resentment of Higgins’s domineering superiority, and her mistrust of his coaxing cleverness in getting round her and evading her wrath when he had gone too far with his impetuous bullying, and you will see that Eliza’s instinct had good grounds for warning her not to marry her Pygmalion.

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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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