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impetuous
used in Oryx and Crake

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impulsive (acting suddenly without much thought) — often with an unfortunate consequence
  • At first they'd play tennis, on the clay court behind Crake's place, but Crake combined method with lateral thinking and hated to lose, and Jimmy was impetuous and lacked finesse, so that wasn't too productive and they dropped it.
    p. 77.1

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