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To instigate or cause to happen
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“If the opening of the Great Frontier did precipitate a boom in Western civilization, the effects on human ideas and institutions must have been profound and far-reaching.”
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To accelerate the occurrence or onset of
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“The violent kicking necessary to catch a wave at the critical moment will precipitate the occurrence of cramp in a surfer who has been exposed to cool water for a considerable time.”
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To throw an object or person from a great height
“Dreading a giddiness that might precipitate her into the pit, she remained staring blindly at the stage.”
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To have water in the air fall to the ground
“We can see the congregation filing out of the church and opening out their umbrellas as a light rain begins to precipitate gently onto them.”
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To come into being or have its starting point at a certain time or place
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To help or give aid to
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To make into a liquid
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Move, or tend to move, towards a centre of gravity or other attractive force
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To fall down or plummet from an elevated position
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To drip or dribble down vertically
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To make stronger or more solid
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To remove contaminants or impurities from
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Occurring suddenly, abruptly or quickly
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“The modest fall-off which ensued was followed by a more precipitate decline.”
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Done, made or acting suddenly or without careful consideration
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“Declaring victory would not only be precipitate but dangerous.”
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Having an arrogant, self-important or pompous manner
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Lacking in finesse or grace
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Denotes a sudden or dramatic change in direction
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Made up of short snippets
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Marked by strong and intense feelings or emotions
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A result, consequence or outcome of something
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“The thoughts he was presenting were the precipitate of his philosophical investigations over the previous sixteen years.”
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Matter that settles to the bottom of a liquid
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“Most of the silver material settles as precipitate at the bottom of the solution.”
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Fine, dry particles produced by the grinding, crushing, or disintegration of a solid substance
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The conversion of a vapour or gas to a liquid
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