Definition of precipitate:
- A substance thrown down from its state of solution in a liquid to the bottom of a vessel, generally in a pulverised form.
- Headlong; flowing or falling with a steep descent; over- hasty; incautious; without due deliberation.
- To hurry or hasten on blindly or rashly; to urge or press on prematurely; to cause to separate or fall to the bottom, as a substance held in solution by a liquid.
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- propel (part of speech: verb)
- residue (part of speech: noun)
- quickly (part of speech: adverb)
- "Daisy Burns (Volume 2)", Julia Kavanagh.
- "The Happy Family", Bertha Muzzy Bower.
She may have grown suspicious, for feminine perceptions are keen, and, though the movement was graceful and not precipitate, a distance of several feet divided us next moment, and we stood silent, looking at each other, while my heart beat at what appeared double its usual rate.- "The Mistress of Bonaventure", Harold Bindloss.