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impulsive
used in Anne Of Green Gables

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Definition
action without forethought; or such a tendency
  • "I've enjoyed every minute of the time," said Anne, throwing her arms impulsively about the old woman's neck and kissing her wrinkled cheek.
    Chapter 29 — An Epoch in Anne's Life (83% in)
  • She was secretly vastly pleased at Anne's impulsive caress, which was probably the reason why she said brusquely: "There, there, never mind your kissing nonsense.
    Chapter 13 — The Delights of Anticipation (30% in)
  • "It's because you're too heedless and impulsive, child, that's what.
    Chapter 19 — A Concert a Catastrophe and a Confession (69% in)
  • Marilla felt this and was vaguely troubled over it, realizing that the ups and downs of existence would probably bear hardly on this impulsive soul and not sufficiently understanding that the equally great capacity for delight might more than compensate.
    Chapter 22 — Anne is Invited Out to Tea (17% in)
  • On the evening when the Queen's class first remained in school for the extra lessons and Anne saw Diana go slowly out with the others, to walk home alone through the Birch Path and Violet Vale, it was all the former could do to keep her seat and refrain from rushing impulsively after her chum.
    Chapter 30 — The Queens Class Is Organized (50% in)

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