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impulsive

1. (of physical forces) acting for a short time; not continuous
2. (of a sound) brief, loud, and having a wide frequency range
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Its impulsive force still prevailed over the lunar attraction, but the projectile's course was certainly bringing it nearer to the moon, and they might hope that at a nearer point the weight, predominating, would cause a decided fall.
Moss, too impulsive to be prudent, "I'm thankful I'm come now to see you yourself again; I thought you'd never know us any more."
But, at the same time, even the faces that were most exposed to view, and therefore most tautly under control, disclosed a sudden impulsive tremor which, unless directly checked, would have developed into an outburst of laughter.
I told her, and she repeated the word, making it sound like `ice.' She pointed up to the sky, then to my eyes, then back to the sky, with movements so quick and impulsive that she distracted me, and I had no idea what she wanted.
She was fond of her children in an uneven, impulsive way.
They are warm-hearted, emotional, impulsive, enthusiastic, their tears come at the mildest touch, and it is not hard to move them to laughter.
Aunt Jane with her quiet voice, her understanding eyes, her ready excuses, in these first difficult weeks, when the impulsive little stranger was trying to settle down into the "brick house ways." She did learn them, in part, and by degrees, and the constant fitting of herself to these new and difficult standards of conduct seemed to make her older than ever for her years.
De Guiche, who was young and impulsive, said to Raoul, "Here we are, three masters and three servants.
Researchers found that 8- to 11-year-olds who got adequate sleep and had limits on "screen time" were less likely than their peers to report problems with impulsive behavior.
Summary: Washington DC [USA], Apr 11 (ANI): A research has shown that there is a link between impulsive behaviour and the tendency of people to harm themselves without wanting to die.
Impulsive Star sparkled for Neil Mulholland in the McCoy Classic Handicap Chase at Warwick.