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precipitate

Chem a precipitated solid in its suspended form or after settling or filtering

precipitate

[prə′sip·ə‚tāt]
(chemistry)
A substance separating, in solid particles, from a liquid as the result of a chemical or physical change;
To form a precipitate.
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It's nice that Weld is reacting to stories about teens who've been pushed off welfare and take refuge in crack houses, but implementing an evaluation study precipitately on the basis of a newspaper article is not a great idea.
Also, even in the case of the political [eight Greek words cannot be converted in ASCII text], the liberties and privileges that, as I say, seem so clearly to be rights of the persons or groups having them, there is a line of thought that seems to me not at all implausible warning against precipitately employing our term "rights" to render in English the provisions of any Greek constitution, or the views of any Greek writer on such matters.
Nevertheless, a price is now being paid because the public generally became converted rather prematurely and precipitately in the 1980s to a belief in economic miracles, and literally took the credit before it was clearly due.
His skepticism, his prejudices, his tendency to descend precipitately in argument from principle to personality, and the confused stimulation of changing standards under which he developed kept Freneau from making a synthesis that ever was satisfactory even to himself.
'By their acts in the discharge of their official functions, said public respondents effectively gave the Wenceslao Group unwarranted benefits, advantage and preference over their tax liabilities through manifest partiality, malice and bad faith by precipitately and hastily approving the draft agreement despite the numerous inconsistencies and contravention of existing laws,' the petition read.
As the new President will immediately recognise, the issues at the core of all those conflicting demands cascading so precipitately on to his desk are not strategic or economic or financial but moral, the imperative of the Second Commandment, no less.
Customers are also likely to be more reluctant to withdraw money precipitately from insurers than from banks, due both to their longer term expectations and also significant tax and redemption penalties.
Dear Editor, - It was very remiss of me to precipitately dispose of my recent copy of The Birmingham Post which carried a feature and photograph of the former Northern Ireland international Derek Dougan.
(Admissions requirements for Marxism have apparently been lowered precipitately, like some kind of ideological grade inflation.)
France collapsed precipitately, Hitler turned east and caught Stalin unprepared, having neglected Soviet defences in favour of preparations for attack.
He does not precipitately adopt a new role or play the role of having no role at all.
b) Precipitately terminated the debates even as 18 more interpellators have been listed and announced; and