impetuously

[ im-pech-oo-uhs ]SEE DEFINITION OF impetuously
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She presses it to her lips, and impetuously breaks for the shore!

He paused for a moment, and then, impetuously, he turned to Roger.

"I 'll not believe a word of it, Bagenal," said the Knight, impetuously.

"Then there is not a moment to be lost," cried the Abb, impetuously.

Roland, ever greedy for the post of danger, impetuously asked that he might be chosen.

"Stand out of the way, and let us pass," exclaimed Jack, impetuously.

When he released her, she moved at once impetuously to the open doorway.

"Such terms can't be made, Bivens," the doctor said impetuously.

The rain fell so impetuously that the sea was entirely white.

He clenched his fists in vexation and looked up at her impetuously.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "hot-tempered, fierce," from Old French impetuos (13c.) and directly from Late Latin impetuosus "impetuous, violent," from Latin impetus "attack" (see impetus). Related: Impetuously; impetuousness.

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