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 Meanings and Examples of PRECIPITATION
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 n.  water that falls from the clouds towards the ground, especially as rain or snow
 n.  the quantity of water falling to earth
Classic Sentence: (62 in 5 pages)
1  I did not act, however, with undue precipitation.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
2  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
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLV
3  Sikes dismounted with great precipitation, holding Oliver by the hand all the while; and lifting him down directly, bestowed a furious look upon him, and rapped the side-pocket with his fist, in a significant manner.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
4  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
Get Context   In CHAPTER 11
5  Uncas abandoned his rifle, and leaped forward with headlong precipitation.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 32
6  The Revolution came; events succeeded each other with precipitation; the parliamentary families, decimated, pursued, hunted down, were dispersed.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER I—M. MYRIEL
7  Milady was about to cry out, "Immediately," but she reflected that such precipitation would not be very gracious toward d'Artagnan.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 36 DREAM OF VENGEANCE
8  I would have seized him, but he eluded me and quitted the house with precipitation.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 20
9  There was nothing she could say that would not precipitate a scene in which he would be sure to remark upon her locked door and the probable connection Ashley had with it.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LII
10  Miss Bart shrank from it slightly, and then flung herself into precipitate explanations.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 1
11  Again she felt her colour change; again her heart rose in precipitate throbs to meet what she felt was coming.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 6
12  He put it to her as if she had not grasped the consequences of her act; as if her incorrigible ignorance of business were about to precipitate her into a fresh act of folly.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 10
13  After riding about an hour in this way, the whole party made a precipitate and tumultuous descent into a barn-yard belonging to a large farming establishment.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
14  Thou hast spoken well, Brother Albert," said Beaumanoir; "thy motives were good, since thou didst judge it right to arrest thine erring brother in his career of precipitate folly.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
15  Crawford had been too precipitate.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
Example Sentence:
1  The storm brought several inches of precipitation.
2  Although the technique can increase precipitation; changing the weather in the fragile environment of Tibet could also be fraught with unintended consequences.
3  Though I was angry enough to resign on the spot, I had enough sense to keep myself from quitting a job in such a precipitate fashion.
4  Our economy would precipitate into complete ruin if what the banker says is true.
5  An invasion would certainly precipitate a political crisis.
6  The riot was precipitated when four black men were arrested.
7  The killings in Vilnius have precipitated the worst crisis yet.
8  This hill is difficult to climb because it is so precipitous.
9  The town is perched on the edge of a steep, precipitous cliff.