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impetuous
used in Persuasion

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impulsive (acting suddenly without much thought) — often with an unfortunate consequence
  • ...mistaken with regard to both; that she had been unfairly influenced by appearances in each; that because Captain Wentworth's manners had not suited her own ideas, she had been too quick in suspecting them to indicate a character of dangerous impetuosity; and that because Mr Elliot's manners had precisely pleased her in their propriety and correctness, their general politeness and suavity, she had been too quick in receiving them as the certain result of the most correct opinions and...
    Chapter 24 (29% in)

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