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precipitate
used in The Tipping Point

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Definition
make something happen or to fall or move — typically suddenly and often of something undesired
  • The precipitating event is invariably domestic: a dispute with girlfriends or parents.
    Chapter 7 (5% in)
precipitating = triggering (thing that causes something else to suddenly happen)
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