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precipitate

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verb
  • to cause or to happen before anticipated or required [Princeton Review]
  • cause (sth) to happen suddenly or soon(er); hasten [Barron]
  • to bring about especially abruptly [Taisha]
  • throw sth violently down from a height [Nandigam]
adjective
  • acting with excessive haste or impulse [Princeton Review]

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