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  • This was about the time Catherine had reached her eighteenth year, so that it will be seen her father had not been precipitate.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The Doctor thought it very vulgar to be precipitate in accusing people of mercenary motives, inasmuch as his door had as yet not been in the least besieged by fortune-hunters; and, lastly, he was very curious to see whether Catherine might really be loved for her moral worth.  (not reviewed by editor)

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