Act+precipitately

  • 1 precipitate — I. verb ( tated; tating) Etymology: Latin praecipitatus, past participle of praecipitare, from praecipit , praeceps Date: 1528 transitive verb 1. a. to throw violently ; hurl < the quandaries into which the releas …

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  • 2 rush — 1. v. & n. v. 1 intr. go, move, or act precipitately or with great speed. 2 tr. move or transport with great haste (was rushed to hospital). 3 intr. (foll. by at) a move suddenly and quickly towards. b begin impetuously. 4 tr. perform or deal… …

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  • 3 Rush — 1. v. & n. v. 1 intr. go, move, or act precipitately or with great speed. 2 tr. move or transport with great haste (was rushed to hospital). 3 intr. (foll. by at) a move suddenly and quickly towards. b begin impetuously. 4 tr. perform or deal… …

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  • 4 leap — I. verb (leaped or leapt; leaping) Etymology: Middle English lepen, from Old English hlēapan; akin to Old High German hlouffan to run Date: before 12th century intransitive verb 1. to spring free from or as if from the ground ; jump …

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  • 5 fence — /fɛns / (say fens) noun 1. an enclosure or barrier, usually of wire or wood, as around or along a field, garden, etc. 2. the act, practice, or art of fencing; swordplay. 3. skill in argument, repartee, etc. 4. Colloquial a. a person who receives… …

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  • 6 rush in — (Roget s IV) v. Syn. take chances, hurry things, act precipitately; see risk …

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  • 7 hurry — I. v. a. 1. Drive, precipitate. 2. Hasten, expedite, speed, despatch, urge or push forward, urge or press on. II. v. n. 1. Act precipitately, be in a flutter, be in a flurry. 2. Haste, hasten, move quickly, be in haste, be quick, be in a hurry,… …

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  • 8 rush one's fences — To act precipitately • • • Main Entry: ↑rush …

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  • 9 Edinburgh —    EDINBURGH, a city, the seat of a university, and the metropolis of the kingdom of Scotland, situated in longitude 3° 10 30 (W.), and latitude 55° 57 29 (N.), about a mile (S. by W.) from Leith, 40 miles (S.S.W.) from Dundee, 42 (E. by N.) from …

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  • 10 Germany — /jerr meuh nee/, n. a republic in central Europe: after World War II divided into four zones, British, French, U.S., and Soviet, and in 1949 into East Germany and West Germany; East and West Germany were reunited in 1990. 84,068,216; 137,852 sq.… …

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  • 11 bank — bank1 /bangk/, n. 1. a long pile or heap; mass: a bank of earth; a bank of clouds. 2. a slope or acclivity. 3. Physical Geog. the slope immediately bordering a stream course along which the water normally runs. 4. a broad elevation of the sea… …

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  • 12 japan — japanner, n. /jeuh pan /, n., adj., v., japanned, japanning. n. 1. any of various hard, durable, black varnishes, originally from Japan, for coating wood, metal, or other surfaces. 2. work varnished and figured in the Japanese manner. 3. Japans,… …

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  • 13 Japan — /jeuh pan /, n. 1. a constitutional monarchy on a chain of islands off the E coast of Asia: main islands, Hokkaido, Honshu, Kyushu, and Shikoku. 125,716,637; 141,529 sq. mi. (366,560 sq. km). Cap.: Tokyo. Japanese, Nihon, Nippon. 2. Sea of, the… …

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  • 14 California — • Includes history, population, education, resources, and religion Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. California     California     † …

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  • 15 Adams, John Quincy — born July 11, 1767, Braintree, Mass. died Feb. 23, 1848, Washington, D.C., U.S. Sixth president of the U.S. (1825–29). He was the eldest son of John Adams, second president of the U.S., and Abigail Adams. He accompanied his father to Europe on… …

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  • 16 Glossary of musical terminology — This is a list of musical terms that are likely to be encountered in printed scores, music reviews, and program notes. Most of the terms are Italian (see also Italian musical terms used in English), in accordance with the Italian origins of many… …

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  • 17 Boys Like Girls — performing in Kansas City Background information Origin Andover, Massachusetts, United States …

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  • 18 Zosimus, Saint — ▪ pope born , Greece died Dec. 26, 418, Rome; feast day December 26       pope from March 417 to December 418. He was consecrated as Pope St. Innocent I s (Innocent I, Saint) successor on March 18, 417. His brief but turbulent pontificate was… …

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  • 19 throw — I. verb (threw; thrown; throwing) Etymology: Middle English thrawen, throwen to cause to twist, throw, from Old English thrāwan to cause to twist or turn; akin to Old High German drāen to turn, Latin terere to rub, Greek tribein to rub,… …

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  • 20 Philippine–American War — ] cite news first =Ambeth R. last =Ocampo year =2005 month =January 7 title =The First Filipino Novel journal =Philippine Daily Inquirer] cite web title =Chronology of Significant Events Relating to the Career of Emilio Aguinaldo with Respect to… …

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