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Definition 1: an agent that causes a precipitate to form - [noun denoting substance]

(precipitant is a kind of ...) a substance that exerts some force or effect

(... is a kind of precipitant ) a compound used in analysis as a precipitant for palladium or nickel

Definition 2: done with very great haste and without due deliberation - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where precipitant or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • hasty marriage seldom proveth well
  • hasty makeshifts take the place of planning
  • rejected what was regarded as an overhasty plan for reconversion
  • wondered whether they had been rather precipitate in deposing the king

Synonyms for precipitant in the sense of this definition

(precipitant is similar to ...) moving rapidly or performed quickly or in great haste

"a hurried trip to the store" "the hurried life of a city" "a hurried job"

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