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precipitation
used in Oliver Twist

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Definition
rain, snow, hail, or sleet
  • Sikes dismounted with great precipitation, holding Oliver by the hand all the while; and lifting him down directly, bestowed a furious look upon him, and rapped the side-pocket with his fist, in a significant manner.
    Chapter 21 — The Expedition (47% in)
  • With these words, he suddenly wheeled the table aside, and pulling an iron ring in the boarding, threw back a large trap-door which opened close at Mr. Bumble's feet, and caused that gentleman to retire several paces backward, with great precipitation.
    Chapter 38 — Containing an Account of What Passed Between Mr. and Mrs.... (83% in)

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