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  • 41rashness — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Hastiness Nouns 1. rashness, temerity, incautiousness, imprudence, indiscretion, recklessness, folly; overconfidence, audacity, courage, sporting blood; precipitancy, precipitation, impetuosity,… …

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  • 42rush — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. hurry, scurry, dash, speed, gush, surge; hasten, expedite, precipitate, urge, drive; assault, attack; advance; informal, court, woo (see love); informal, pledge, recruit. n. haste, run, dash,… …

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  • 43precipitation — I (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Carelessness] Syn. rashness, presumption, impetuosity; see carelessness , rudeness . 2. [Condensation] Syn. rainfall, rain, shower, drizzle, cloudburst, downpour, snow, sleet, hail, hailstorm; see also storm 1 . II (Roget s… …

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  • 44hastiness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Careless headlong action: haste, hurriedness, precipitance, precipitancy, precipitateness, precipitation, rashness, rush. See CAREFUL …

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  • 45hurriedness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Careless headlong action: haste, hastiness, precipitance, precipitancy, precipitateness, precipitation, rashness, rush. See CAREFUL …

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  • 46precipitancy — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Careless headlong action: haste, hastiness, hurriedness, precipitance, precipitateness, precipitation, rashness, rush. See CAREFUL …

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  • 47precipitateness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Careless headlong action: haste, hastiness, hurriedness, precipitance, precipitancy, precipitation, rashness, rush. See CAREFUL …

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  • 48precipitant — noun 1》 a cause of a particular action or event.     ↘chiefly Psychology a cause or stimulus which precipitates a particular condition. 2》 Chemistry a substance that causes precipitation. Derivatives precipitance noun …

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  • 49precipitation — n. 1. Haste, hurry, flurry, precipitance, precipitancy. 2. Rashness, recklessness, thoughtlessness, heedlessness, inconsiderateness, temerity …

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  • 50precipitancy — n. See precipitance …

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  • 51haste — I. n. 1. Despatch, promptitude, quickness, expedition, celerity, speed. 2. Hurry, precipitance, precipitation, vehemence. II. v. n. Hasten, be quick, make haste …

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  • 52celerity — n 1. swiftness, speed, rapidity, fastness, quickness, fleetness; hurry, haste, hastiness, precipitance; acceleration, velocity, pace. 2. dispatch, promptness, expedition; alacrity, briskness, sprightliness, spryness, liveliness; animation,… …

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  • 53dispatch — v 1. dismiss, send off, send forth, send on one s way; release, let go, free, send away, give leave. 2. transmit, forward, consign, remit; send, post, mail, ship, freight, express. 3. kill, put to death, take the life of, execute, slay, do away… …

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  • 54haste — n 1. swiftness, fleetness, speed, quickness; dispatch, rapidity, hurriedness, expedition, expedi tiousness; velocity, acceleration, celerity; instantane ousness, immediateness, urgency, promptness, promptitude; briskness, abruptness, smartness;… …

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  • 55precipitancy — /prəˈsɪpətənsi/ (say pruh sipuhtuhnsee) noun (plural precipitancies) 1. the quality or fact of being precipitant. 2. headlong or rash haste. 3. (plural) hasty or rash acts. Also, precipitance. {precipit(ant) + ancy} …

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  • 56hurry — [n] speed in action, motion bustle, celerity, commotion, dash, dispatch, drive, expedition, expeditiousness, flurry, haste, precipitance, precipitateness, precipitation, promptitude, push, quickness, rush, rustle, scurry, speediness, swiftness,… …

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  • 57rush — [n1] hurry, speed blitz, charge, dash, dispatch, expedition, flood, flow, flux, haste, hastiness, hurriedness, precipitance, precipitancy, precipitation, race, scramble, stream, surge, swiftness, urgency; concepts 145,748,818 Ant. retardation,… …

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  • 58surprise — [n] something amazing; state of amazement abruptness, amazement, astonishment, astoundment, attack, awe, bewilderment, bombshell*, consternation, curiosity, curveball*, disappointment, disillusion, eye opener*, fortune, godsend*, incredulity,… …

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  • 59precipitancy — [prē sip′i tən sē, prisip′i tən sē] n. pl. precipitancies a being precipitate; great haste; rashness: also precipitance …

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  • 60hastiness — noun 1. overly eager speed (and possible carelessness) he soon regretted his haste • Syn: ↑haste, ↑hurry, ↑hurriedness, ↑precipitation • Derivationally related forms: ↑hurried ( …

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