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Said or done offhand; extemporaneous; unpremeditated
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  1. Said or done offhand; extemporaneous; unpremeditated
  2. Careless; without sufficient thought or consideration
  3. Without planning or thinking ahead
Not premeditated; done without plan or forethought
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  1. Not premeditated; done without plan or forethought
  2. Performed, but not planned or thought out in advance; extemporaneous, but not unintentional.
Provided, made, or adapted as an expedient; makeshift:
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  1. Provided, made, or adapted as an expedient; makeshift:
  2. Skilled at or given to unrehearsed speech or performance:
  3. Prepared in advance but delivered without notes or text:
Done, coming, or taking place quickly or abruptly; hasty
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  1. Done, coming, or taking place quickly or abruptly; hasty
  2. Characterized by sharp change in elevation; precipitous:
  3. Happening without warning; unforeseen:
Showing irritation or impatience
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  1. Showing irritation or impatience
  2. Impatient or rudely abrupt:
  3. Done or made rapidly due to pressing circumstances:
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  1. Unable to be predicted.
  2. Difficult to foretell or foresee:
(US, colloquial, dated) brittle, as wood or vegetables
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  1. (US, colloquial, dated) brittle, as wood or vegetables
  2. Hasty or unrestrained without regard for consequences:
  3. Hasty and reckless; rash; impetuous
Bold or daring in a foolish way; rash; reckless
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  1. Bold or daring in a foolish way; rash; reckless
  2. Marked by unthinking recklessness with disregard for danger; bold but rash; hotheaded
  3. Unwisely bold or venturesome; rash.
  1. Wild, careless, irresponsible
  2. Lacking a sense of responsibility; reckless.
  3. Acting or done in a reckless or rash way; irresponsible
Acting with too much speed or haste; hurried:
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  1. Acting with too much speed or haste; hurried:
  2. Showing irritation or impatience
  3. Done or made too quickly and with too little thought; rash; impetuous
Done with the head leading; headfirst:
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  1. Done with the head leading; headfirst:
  2. (Figuratively) Reckless, impetuous.
  3. Impetuous; rash.
Quick-tempered; easily made angry
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  1. Quick-tempered; easily made angry
  2. Pertaining to or characteristic of a hothead or hotheadedness; (of a person) easily excited or angered.
  3. Hasty; rash
Unwise; foolish:
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  1. Unwise; foolish:
  2. Not properly considered; not suitable or wise
(Now Rare) Moving with great force or violence; having great impetus; rushing; furious
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  1. (Now Rare) Moving with great force or violence; having great impetus; rushing; furious
  2. Having or marked by violent force:
  3. Acting or done suddenly with little thought; rash; impulsive
Not providing for the future; thriftless.
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  1. Not providing for the future; thriftless.
  2. Failing to provide for the future; lacking foresight, thrift, etc.
  3. Rash; incautious.
Careless, reckless, not exercising proper caution
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  1. Careless, reckless, not exercising proper caution
  2. Not cautious; not careful or prudent; reckless; rash
  3. Not cautious; rash.
Behaving or acting impulsively or rashly; wild.
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  1. Behaving or acting impulsively or rashly; wild.
  2. Reckless, uninhibited, or zany
Rushing or falling headlong.
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  1. Rushing or falling headlong.
  2. Acting with or marked by impulsiveness in thought or action; rash.
  3. Precipitate
Acting, happening, or done very hastily or rashly; impetuous; headstrong
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  1. Acting, happening, or done very hastily or rashly; impetuous; headstrong
  2. Falling steeply, rushing headlong, flowing swiftly, etc.
  3. Acting with or marked by excessive haste and lack of due deliberation.
Too hasty or incautious in acting or speaking; reckless
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  1. Too hasty or incautious in acting or speaking; reckless
  2. Resulting from or acting with ill-considered haste or boldness.
  3. (Obs.) Bringing quick results
Careless; heedless
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  1. Careless; heedless
  2. Acting or done with a lack of care or caution; careless or irresponsible.
  3. Not regarding consequences; headlong and irresponsible; rash
  1. Done hastily; haphazard; careless.
  2. Hasty and careless, as in execution:
  3. Hasty, careless, impetuous, etc.
Presumptuously or recklessly bold; rash or reckless:
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  1. Presumptuously or recklessly bold; rash or reckless:
  2. Reckless; rash
Done without consideration; not based upon careful reflection
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  1. Done without consideration; not based upon careful reflection
  2. Not considered; not taken into account
  3. Not reasoned or considered; rash:
Self-regulating:
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  1. Self-regulating:
  2. Capable of firing continuously until ammunition is exhausted or the trigger is released:
  3. Semiautomatic:
Being such by natural inclination rather than conscious effort or study:
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  1. Being such by natural inclination rather than conscious effort or study:
  2. Of, relating to, or prompted by instinct:
  3. Arising from impulse or natural inclination; done without thought or conscious effort; spontaneous:
Not subject to control of the volition:
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  1. Not subject to control of the volition:
  2. Not under conscious control. Most of the biological processes in animals that are vital to life, such as contraction of the heart, blood flow, breathing, and digestion, are involuntary and controlled by the autonomic nervous system.
  3. Not consciously controlled; automatic
Coming in reaction or reflection
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  1. Coming in reaction or reflection
  2. (--- Physiol.) Designating or of an involuntary action, as a sneeze, resulting from a stimulus that is carried by an afferent nerve to a nerve center and the response that is reflected along an efferent nerve to some muscle or gland
  3. Produced as an automatic response or reaction:
Unconstrained and unstudied in manner or behavior:
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  1. Unconstrained and unstudied in manner or behavior:
  2. Having no apparent external cause or influence; occurring or produced by its own energy, force, etc. or through internal causes; self-acting
  3. Happening or arising without apparent external cause; self-generated:
Not premeditated; done without plan or forethought
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  1. Not premeditated; done without plan or forethought
  2. Performed, but not planned or thought out in advance; extemporaneous, but not unintentional.
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