- 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.