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  Words related to precipitate

Related / Similar Words: come down, fall, hasty, overhasty, precipitant, precipitous

 

Definition:
  • a precipitated solid substance in suspension or after settling or filtering;
  • separate as a fine suspension of solid particles;
  • hurl or throw violently; "The bridge broke and precipitated the train into the river below";
  • bring about abruptly; "The crisis precipitated by Russia''s revolution";
  • fall vertically, sharply, or headlong; "Our economy precipitated into complete ruin";
  • fall from clouds; "rain, snow and sleet were falling"; "Vesuvius precipitated its fiery, destructive rage on Herculaneum";
  • done with very great haste and without due deliberation; "hasty marriage seldom proveth well"- Shakespeare; "hasty makeshifts take the place of planning"- Arthur Geddes; "rejected what was regarded as an overhasty plan for reconversion"; "wondered whether;

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    Hyponyms: sludge, rain, rain down, spat, snow, hail, sleet

     

    Grouped Verbs: fall

     

    Entailments: condense, distill, distil

     

    Derivational Morphology: precipitation, precipitant, precipitator, Cottrell precipitator, downfall

     

    Anagrams: Peripatetic, peripatetic, participate

     

     
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