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precipitate

adjective (a)

  • Overhasty; rash; as, the king was too precipitate in declaring war. (adjective)
    source: webster1913

noun (n)

  • a precipitated solid substance in suspension or after settling or filtering (noun.substance)
    source: wordnet30
  • An insoluble substance separated from a solution in a concrete state by the action of some reagent added to the solution, or of some force, such as heat or cold. The precipitate may fall to the bottom (whence the name), may be diffused through the solution, or may float at or near the surface. (noun)
    source: webster1913

adjective satellite (s)

  • done with very great haste and without due deliberation (adj.all)
    Example:
    Wondered whether they had been rather precipitate in deposing the king.
    source: wordnet30

verb (v)

  • bring about abruptly (verb.creation)
    Example:
    The crisis precipitated by Russia's revolution.
    source: wordnet30
  • separate as a fine suspension of solid particles (verb.change)
    source: wordnet30
  • fall from clouds (verb.weather)
    Synonym: come down, fall
    Example:
    Vesuvius precipitated its fiery, destructive rage on Herculaneum.
    source: wordnet30
  • fall vertically, sharply, or headlong (verb.motion)
    Example:
    Our economy precipitated into complete ruin.
    source: wordnet30
  • hurl or throw violently (verb.contact)
    Example:
    The bridge broke and precipitated the train into the river below.
    source: wordnet30
  • To throw headlong; to cast down from a precipice or height. (verb)
    source: webster1913
  • To dash or fall headlong. (verb)
    source: webster1913
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