Definition of Precipitately

1. Adverb. At breakneck speed. "Burst headlong through the gate"

Exact synonyms: Headlong
Partainyms: Headlong, Precipitate



Definition of Precipitately

1. adv. In a precipitate manner; headlong; hastily; rashly.

Definition of Precipitately

1. Adverb. In a precipitate manner. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Precipitately

1. [adv]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Precipitately

precipices
precipitabilities
precipitability
precipitable
precipitable water
precipitance
precipitances
precipitancies
precipitancy
precipitant
precipitantly
precipitantness
precipitants
precipitate
precipitated
precipitately (current term)
precipitateness
precipitates
precipitating
precipitating(a)
precipitation
precipitations
precipitative
precipitato
precipitator
precipitators
precipitin
precipitin test
precipitinogen
precipitinogens

Literary usage of Precipitately

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events, with Documents, Narratives by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1866)
"... pressed simultaneously upon front and flank, the enemy fled precipitately, leaving a large number of his dead and wounded scattered upon the field. ..."

2. The History of the Reign of the Emperor Charles V.: With a View of the by William Robertson (1809)
"He attacked them instantly with such violence and impetuosity, that they abandoned their lines precipitately, and, falling back on a second body posted near ..."

3. The Life of Percy Bysshe Shelley by Thomas Jefferson Hogg (1858)
"The Pilgrim Good Intent withdrew hastily, precipitately, to Dublin, and this is the strange story of his Progress :— DEAR SIR, ..."

4. The Life of Percy Bysshe Shelley by Thomas Jefferson Hogg (1858)
"The Pilgrim Good Intent withdrew hastily, precipitately, to Dublin, and this is the strange story of his Progress ..."

5. The Baroness de Bode, 1775-1803 by William Shakespear Childe-Pemberton (1900)
"... 1792-1793 Husband and sons return to France precipitately—Dread of confiscation—Madame detained by illness—Fear of being caught out of the country—The ..."

6. The History of the Virginia Federal Convention of 1788 by Hugh Blair Grigsby (1890)
"I will not say that it passed the same day through the Senate ; but he was attainted very speedily and precipitately, without any proof better than vague ..."

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