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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - At breakneck speed.

Usage examples (33)
  • Verb (used with object) : to precipitate an international crisis. ,He precipitated himself into the struggle
  • Adjective : a precipitate fall down the stairs. ,a precipitate retreat. ,a precipitate stop; a precipitate decision. ,a precipitate marriage
  • Great slaughter ensued, and they retreated precipitately.
  • I left her precipitately, and rushed out to find Mercanson. for more
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