Precipitantly Pre*cip"i*tant*ly, adv. With rash or foolish haste; in headlong manner. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

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  • precipitantly — adverb see precipitant I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • precipitantly — See precipitant. * * * …   Universalium

  • precipitantly — pre·cip·i·tant·ly …   English syllables

  • precipitantly — adverb see precipitant I …   Useful english dictionary

  • precipitant — precipitantly, adv. /pri sip i teuhnt/, adj. 1. falling headlong. 2. rushing headlong, rapidly, or hastily onward. 3. hasty; rash. 4. unduly sudden or abrupt. n. 5. Chem. anything that causes precipitation. [1600 10; < L praecipitant (s. of… …   Universalium

  • precipitant — I. adjective Date: 1671 precipitate • precipitantly adverb • precipitantness noun II. noun Date: circa 1685 a precipitating agent; especially one that causes the formation of a precipitate …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • abruptly — Synonyms and related words: a corps perdu, bang, bearishly, bluffly, bluntly, boorishly, brashly, brusquely, cavalierly, churlishly, crustily, curtly, dash, forthwith, gruffly, harshly, hastily, head over heels, headfirst, headforemost, headlong …   Moby Thesaurus

  • all at once — Synonyms and related words: abruptly, all together, at a blow, at a stroke, at once, at one blow, at one jump, at one stroke, at one swoop, at one time, bang, collectively, communally, conjointly, corporately, dash, en masse, ensemble, forthwith …   Moby Thesaurus

  • all of a sudden — Synonyms and related words: abruptly, bang, dash, hastily, impetuously, impulsively, like a flash, like a thunderbolt, of a sudden, on short notice, plop, plump, plunk, pop, precipitantly, precipitately, precipitously, sharp, short, slap, smack,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • bang — Synonyms and related words: abruptly, accurately, aggressiveness, antitoxin, backfire, bag, bang into, bangs, bar, bark, barricade, bash, baste, bat, batten, batten down, batter, beat, beating, belt, best, better, biff, blast, blow, blowout,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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