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Definition of "precipitately" [pre•cip•i•tate•ly]

  • In a precipitate manner. (adverb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "precipitately" in a sentence
  • "The Earl, invigorated with hope and joy, had by the force of his arm, almost wrenched from its fastening, one of the iron bars of the grate; his foot was lifted to the stanchion, ready to aid him in escaping through the opening, when he was seized by the guards of the Baron, and conveyed precipitately from the prison."
  • "Austrian minister, is recalled precipitately, with orders not to take leave. our papers joined Pucci (796) with him in this recall, but I do not find with any foundation."
  • "The king's sons precipitately kick feet; Donalbain never returns to a stage, we notice"
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