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precipitate
used in The Age of Innocence

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Definition
acting with great haste — often without adequate thought
  • Mr. and Mrs. van der Luyden had come to town for a few days from Skuytercliff, whither they had precipitately fled at the announcement of Beaufort's failure.
    Chapter 32 (2% in)
  • She looked across the table at her husband, and said precipitately: "I'm sure Ellen meant it kindly."
    Chapter 32 (29% in)

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