precipitant :

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  • n  an agent that causes a precipitate to form
  • s  done with very great haste and without due deliberation

  • An amendment, proposed by ex-Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Snowden, rejecting the bill on the ground that it was unduly precipitant, was defeated.
  • Added General Bradley: "It is clearly apparent that in the absence of any precipitant danger, the nation must curb within reason that share of the national income it would devote .
  • He and other Labor leaders darkly accused Eden of precipitant haste, but stoutly insisted that Labor is ready and eager.

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