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impetuous
used in Gone with the Wind

3 uses
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Definition
impulsive (acting suddenly without much thought) — often with an unfortunate consequence
  • But Atlanta was ... as headstrong and impetuous as herself.
    2.8 (2% in)
impetuous = impulsive
  • It was Gerald's headstrong and impetuous nature in her that gave them concern, and they sometimes feared they would not be able to conceal her damaging qualities until she had made a good match.
    1.3 (96% in)
  • With a suddenness that startled her, he slid off the sofa onto his knees and with one hand placed delicately over his heart, he recited rapidly: "Forgive me for startling you with the impetuosity of my sentiments, my dear Scarlett—I mean, my dear Mrs. Kennedy.
    4.47 (51% in)

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