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precipitate

noun

1 precipitate

A precipitated solid substance in suspension or after settling or filtering.

Roget 653: uncleanness etc. adj.; impurity; immundity, immundicity; impurity etc. 961 [of mind]. defilement, contamination etc. v.; ... show more

Roget 321: density, solidity; solidness etc. adj.; impenetrability, impermeability; incompressibility; imporosity; cohesion etc. 46; constipation, consistence, ... show more

verb

1 precipitate

Bring about abruptly.

Roget 308: depress, lower, let down, take down, let down a peg, take down a peg; cast; let drop, let fall; sink, debase, bring low, abase, reduce, ... show more

Roget 684: haste, hasten; make haste, make a dash etc. n.; hurry on, dash on, whip on, push on, press on, press forward; hurry, skurry, ... show more

Roget 335: render liquid etc. 333; liquefy, run; deliquesce; melt etc. (heat) 384; solve; dissolve, resolve; liquate; ... show more

Roget 72: assemble [be or come together], collect, muster; meet, unite, join, rejoin; cluster, flock, swarm, surge, stream, herd, ... show more

Roget 321: be dense etc. adj.; become solid, render solid etc. adj.; solidify, solidate; concrete, set, take a set, consolidate, ... show more

2 precipitate

Separate as a fine suspension of solid particles.

3 precipitate

Fall from clouds:
— Vesuvius precipitated its fiery, destructive rage on Herculaneum.

synonyms: come down, fall.

4 precipitate

Fall vertically, sharply, or headlong.

5 precipitate

Hurl or throw violently.

adjective

1 precipitate

Done with very great haste and without due deliberation:
— Wondered whether they had been rather precipitate in deposing the king.

synonyms: hasty, overhasty, precipitant, precipitous.

Roget 863: rash, incautious, indiscreet; imprudent, improvident, temerarious; uncalculating; heedless; careless etc. (neglectful) 460; without ballast, heels over head, ... show more

Roget 684: hasty, hurried, brusque; scrambling, cursory, precipitate, headlong, furious, boisterous, impetuous, hotheaded; feverish, fussy; pushing.    ... show more

Roget 132: early, prime, forward; prompt etc. (active) 682; summary.    premature, precipitate, precocious; prevenient, anticipatory; rath.    ... show more

Roget 113: instantaneous, momentary, sudden, immediate, instant, abrupt, discontinuous, precipitous, precipitant, precipitate; subitaneous, hasty; quick as thought, quick as lightning, ... show more

Polish: pospieszny, pośpieszny


Moby thesaurus: a bit previous, abrupt, accelerate, accident-prone, ad-lib, advance, advanced, aftereffect, aftermath, agile, alluvion, alluvium, arduous, ash, blow down, blow over, bowl down, bowl over, breakneck, breathless ... show more.

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