Impetuous

Definition of Impetuous

Im`pet´u`ous
a.1.Rushing with force and violence; moving with impetus; furious; forcible; violent; as, an impetuous wind; an impetuous torrent.
Went pouring forward with impetuous speed.
- Byron.
2.Vehement in feeling; hasty; passionate; violent; as, a man of impetuous temper.
The people, on their holidays,
Impetuous, insolent, unquenchable.
- Milton.

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