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used in Selected Tales by Poe

2 uses
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impulsive (acting suddenly without much thought) — often with an unfortunate consequence
  • The wild eyes blazed with a too—too glorious effulgence; the pale fingers became of the transparent waxen hue of the grave, and the blue veins upon the lofty forehead swelled and sank impetuously with the tides of the gentle emotion.
    1 — Ligeia (34% in)
  • The impetuous fury of the entering gust nearly lifted us from our feet.
    3 — The Fall of the House of Usher (75% in)

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