PRECIPITATION's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of precipitation
Definition:
n. unexpected acceleration or hastening; the quantity of water falling to earth
Example:
The storm brought several inches of precipitation.
Sentence in Classic:
The Revolution came; events succeeded each other with precipitation; the parliamentary families, decimated, pursued, hunted down, were dispersed.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context
At the apparition of Eponine, the other five, that is to say, Claquesous, Guelemer, Babet, Brujon, and Montparnasse had noiselessly drawn near, without precipitation, without uttering a word, with the sinister slowness peculiar to these men of the night.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo Context
It was a foolish precipitation last Christmas, but the evil of a few days may be blotted out in part.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen Context
Cora, already regretting her precipitation, was obliged to comply, for Magua instantly left the spot, and approached his gluttonous comrades.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper Context
In an instant the contents assumed a dull mahogany colour, and a brownish dust was precipitated to the bottom of the glass jar.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
I am never precipitate in my actions, nor would I adopt so energetic and, indeed, so dangerous a course, if any other were possible.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Honest James ran to his assistance, hauled him up, and from the effort he made was precipitated into the sea in sight of the sailor, who left him to perish, without deigning to look at him.
Candide By Voltaire Context