act precipitately


act precipitately
v.
actuar precipitadamente.

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  • 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 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 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… …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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… …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 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… …   Australian English dictionary

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

  • 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,… …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • rush one's fences — To act precipitately • • • Main Entry: ↑rush …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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 …   A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

  • 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.… …   Universalium

  • 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… …   Universalium