at breakneck speed

burst headlong through the gate

Syn: ↑headlong
Derived from adjective: ↑precipitate, ↑headlong (for: ↑headlong)

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  • Precipitately — Pre*cip i*tate*ly, adv. In a precipitate manner; headlong; hastily; rashly. Swift. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • precipitately — precipitate ► VERB 1) cause (something bad) to happen unexpectedly or prematurely. 2) cause to move suddenly and with force. 3) Chemistry cause (a substance) to be deposited in solid form from a solution. 4) cause (moisture or dust) to be… …   English terms dictionary

  • precipitately — adverb see precipitate III …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • precipitately — See precipitate. * * * …   Universalium

  • precipitately — adverb In a precipitate manner …   Wiktionary

  • precipitately — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. hastily, speedily, swiftly; see immediately , quickly 1 …   English dictionary for students

  • precipitately — prɪ sɪpɪtÉ™tlɪ adv. hurriedly, in a rushed manner, hastily …   English contemporary dictionary

  • precipitately — adv hastily, quickly, speedily, hurriedly, headlong; abruptly, suddenly, unexpectedly; prematurely, inopportunely, too soon, without notice or warning, on the spur of the moment, like a bolt from the blue, like a thief in the night; incautiously …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • precipitately — pre·cip·i·tate·ly …   English syllables

  • precipitate — precipitately, adv. precipitateness, n. precipitative, adj. precipitator, n. v. /pri sip i tayt /; adj., n. /pri sip i tit, tayt /, v., precipitated, precipitating, adj., n. v.t. 1. to hasten the occurrence of; bri …   Universalium

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