in a hasty and foolhardy manner

he fell headlong in love with his cousin

Syn: ↑headlong
Derived from adjective: ↑rash

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Rashly — Rash ly, adv. In a rash manner; with precipitation. [1913 Webster] He that doth anything rashly, must do it willingly; for he was free to deliberate or not. L Estrange. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rashly — adverb In a rash manner; with precipitation; hastily; presumptuously; at a venture. hell say that were contradicting what was said just now when we rashly maintain that there are falsehoods in judgements and statements …   Wiktionary

  • rashly — adv. Rashly is used with these verbs: ↑act …   Collocations dictionary

  • rashly — Ⅰ. rash [1] ► ADJECTIVE ▪ acting or done impetuously, without careful consideration. DERIVATIVES rashly adverb rashness noun. ORIGIN Germanic. Ⅱ. rash [2] …   English terms dictionary

  • rashly — adverb see rash II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • rashly — See rash1. * * * …   Universalium

  • rashly — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. brashly, impulsively, unwisely, abruptly, foolishly, impetuously, incautiously, carelessly, precipitately, precipitantly, precipitously, imprudently, recklessly, boldly, indiscreetly, inadvisedly, ill advisedly,… …   English dictionary for students

  • rashly — ræʃlɪ adv. recklessly, impetuously, hastily …   English contemporary dictionary

  • rashly — rash·ly …   English syllables

  • rashly — See: rash …   English dictionary

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