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Precipitate vs. Reckless

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Precipitateverb

(transitive) To make something happen suddenly and quickly; hasten.

‘to precipitate a journey, or a conflict’;

Recklessadjective

Careless or heedless; headstrong or rash.

Precipitateverb

(transitive) To throw an object or person from a great height.

Recklessadjective

Indifferent to danger or the consequences.

Precipitateverb

(transitive) To send violently into a certain state or condition.

Recklessadjective

Inattentive to duty; careless; neglectful; indifferent.

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Precipitateverb

To come out of a liquid solution into solid form.

‘Adding the acid will cause the salt to precipitate.’;

Recklessadjective

Rashly negligent; utterly careless or heedless.

‘It made the king as reckless as them diligent.’;

Precipitateverb

To separate a substance out of a liquid solution into solid form.

Recklessadjective

marked by unthinking boldness; with defiant disregard for danger or consequences;

‘foolhardy enough to try to seize the gun from the hijacker’; ‘became the fiercest and most reckless of partisans’; ‘a reckless driver’; ‘a rash attempt to climb the World Trade Center’;

Precipitateverb

To have water in the air fall to the ground, for example as rain, snow, sleet, or hail; be deposited as condensed droplets.

‘It will precipitate tomorrow, but we don't know whether as rain or snow.’;

Recklessadjective

characterized by careless unconcerned;

‘the heedless generosity and the spasmodic extravagance of persons used to large fortunes’; ‘reckless squandering of public funds’;

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Precipitateverb

(transitive) To cause (water in the air) to condense or fall to the ground.

Precipitateadjective

headlong; falling steeply or vertically.

Precipitateadjective

Very steep; precipitous.

Precipitateadjective

With a hasty impulse; hurried; headstrong.

Precipitateadjective

Moving with excessive speed or haste.

‘The king was too precipitate in declaring war.’; ‘a precipitate case of disease’;

Precipitateadjective

Performed very rapidly or abruptly.

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Precipitatenoun

a product resulting from a process, event, or course of action

Precipitatenoun

(chemistry) a solid that exits the liquid phase of a solution

Precipitateadjective

Overhasty; rash; as, the king was too precipitate in declaring war.

Precipitateadjective

Lacking due deliberation or care; hurried; said or done before the time; as, a precipitate measure.

Precipitateadjective

Falling, flowing, or rushing, with steep descent; headlong.

‘Precipitate the furious torrent flows.’;

Precipitateadjective

Ending quickly in death; brief and fatal; as, a precipitate case of disease.

Precipitatenoun

An insoluble substance separated from a solution in a concrete state by the action of some reagent added to the solution, or of some force, such as heat or cold. The precipitate may fall to the bottom (whence the name), may be diffused through the solution, or may float at or near the surface.

Precipitatenoun

atmospheric moisture condensed as rain or snow, etc.; same as precipitation{5}.

Precipitateverb

To throw headlong; to cast down from a precipice or height.

‘She and her horse had been precipitated to the pebbled region of the river.’;

Precipitateverb

To urge or press on with eager haste or violence; to cause to happen, or come to a crisis, suddenly or too soon; as, precipitate a journey, or a conflict.

‘Back to his sight precipitates her steps.’; ‘If they be daring, it may precipitate their designs, and prove dangerous.’;

Precipitateverb

To separate from a solution, or other medium, in the form of a precipitate; as, water precipitates camphor when in solution with alcohol.

‘The light vapor of the preceding evening had been precipitated by the cold.’;

Precipitateverb

To dash or fall headlong.

‘So many fathom down precipitating.’;

Precipitateverb

To hasten without preparation.

Precipitateverb

To separate from a solution as a precipitate. See Precipitate, n.

Precipitatenoun

a precipitated solid substance in suspension or after settling or filtering

Precipitateverb

separate as a fine suspension of solid particles

Precipitateverb

bring about abruptly;

‘The crisis precipitated by Russia's revolution’;

Precipitateverb

fall from clouds;

‘rain, snow and sleet were falling’; ‘Vesuvius precipitated its fiery, destructive rage on Herculaneum’;

Precipitateverb

fall vertically, sharply, or headlong;

‘Our economy precipitated into complete ruin’;

Precipitateverb

hurl or throw violently;

‘The bridge broke and precipitated the train into the river below’;

Precipitateadjective

done with very great haste and without due deliberation;

‘hasty marriage seldom proveth well’; ‘hasty makeshifts take the place of planning’; ‘rejected what was regarded as an overhasty plan for reconversion’; ‘wondered whether they had been rather precipitate in deposing the king’;

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