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precipitate
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The Call of the Wild
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adj as in: a precipitate decision Define
acting with great haste -- often without adequate thought
  • He was not prone to rashness and precipitate action;

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  • I had planned to ask her, but she made a precipitate departure.
  • a precipitate rather than a well-reasoned decision

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verb, as in: action will precipitate Define
make something happen abruptly (suddenly)
  • it was a greater delight slyly to precipitate a fight amongst his mates

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  • The accident precipitated the union strike for better working conditions.
  • She expressed concern that withdrawal of UN troops will precipitate chaos and tribal warfare.

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adj as in: a precipitate decision Define
acting with great haste -- often without adequate thought
verb, as in: action will precipitate Define
make something happen abruptly (suddenly)
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