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precipitate
used in The Great Gatsby

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Definition
acting with great haste — often without adequate thought
  • There is no confusion like the confusion of a simple mind, and as we drove away Tom was feeling the hot whips of panic. His wife and his mistress, until an hour ago secure and inviolate, were slipping precipitately from his control.
    p. 125.2
precipitately = suddenly
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