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im•pet•u•ous



Pronunciation: (im-pech'OO-us), [key]
adj.
1. of, pertaining to, or characterized by sudden or rash action, emotion, etc.; impulsive: an impetuous decision; an impetuous person.
2. having great impetus; moving with great force; violent: the impetuous winds.

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