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  • r  at breakneck speed

  • He entered the race late and precipitately.
  • Last week, accompanied by his "beautiful" wife, Queen Thuraya, and his prodigiously fat Brother Inayatullah and his wife, he fled precipitately over the Indian border.
  • Chagrined though he was with his old friend's behavior, President Hoover was unwilling to turn him out precipitately, seemed hopeful that the scandal would, somehow, subside .

  • Tony Blair in People's Daily Online
    There were a number of concerns as to the fairness of the original trial, and there needs to be assurance that these issues have been comprehensively addressed. I call, therefore, on the Iraqi authorities not to act precipitately in seeking to... Louise Arbour Dec 28, 2006 76770 103757 precipitately Not a single one of the people I talked to, not one of the political leaders, from whatever part of the spectrum in Iraq that I talked to ...... not one of them wanted us to pull out precipitately. All of them wanted us to stick with it and see the...
  • John Kenneth Galbraith in CNN International
    On the first of January of 1929, as a simple matter of probability, it was most likely that the boom would end before the year was out,Galbraith wrote. "The market wouldn't level out; it would fall precipitately."

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