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  • The prize was certainly great; but it was only to be won by striking the happy mean between precipitancy and caution.  (not reviewed by editor)

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  • The precipitant drug is interfering with the object drug.

  • Small salt particles are the precipitant in cloud seeding.

  • Precipitant is added, and the gold falls as a fine powder.

  • A little over-precipitance may ruin all.
    Arthur Conan Doyle  --  The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

  • At least, therefore, I did not assume the character of needless precipitance merely to show off before the ladies.
    Jane Austen  --  Pride and Prejudice

  • Or sometimes, precipitant above you, she would make a curly circle with a long tail, as if she might draw a cat, but it would be her "P" and the word would turn into "Practice!!"
    Eudora Welty  --  The Collected Stories of Eudora Welty
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