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1(person) impetuoso(person) impulsivo(decision/action) impulsivo(decision/action) precipitado
- He quickly apologized, but the rather impetuous soldier demanded that the matter be settled in a sword duel.
- And third, passion can make someone impetuous; here its victory over reason is so powerful that the latter does not even enter into the arena of conscious reflection until it is too late to influence action.
- Over and over again, Peter came face-to-face with his impetuous, rash nature, and every time he had to confront his inability to change.
- They are extremely responsive to romantic attention, which is very gratifying to their ever-hungry ego, and as such they can suffer from rash romantic liaisons that are impetuous and unsuitable on a long term basis.
- The reformist troops weren't rash or impetuous enough to do something so drastic without direct orders.
- It had been an impetuous and unplanned crime and he knew he had driven appallingly.
- They say he is too impetuous, too rash, too impulsive.
- At this stage in a man's growth, the fiery, impetuous impulses of his youth have given way to a more balanced and thoughtful view.
- Unfortunately, this wasn't any bold declaration of reckless, impetuous love, it's a last-ditch attempt to not get deported.
- The US singer/songwriter captivates a varied audience, everyone from the young and impetuous to the old and contemplative, the broke to (especially right now) the wealthy.
- She is impetuous, often acting with little self control or regard for the consequences of her actions.
- Surely, a matter of the leader of the party is too serious for an impetuous decision to be made and later taken back in the twinkling of an eye.
- Beware of making rash judgments and impetuous commitments.
- He said the advent of welfare-managers and player-managers was a huge advance in football, because it shielded impetuous teenagers from their own rash decisions.
- The slightly longer answer is to be more decisive, more impetuous and, in some areas, less of a perfectionist.
- As you make decisions, think about the difference between being spontaneous and being impetuous.
- Three months later I received the news that he had gone on holiday in Greece, saw somebody in difficulty swimming off a treacherous part of the coast, and in his generous and impetuous way had rushed in to save them.
- Caught in a maelstrom of sensations, I hardly noticed impetuous spring turn into raging summer, blazing heat into the balanced temperature of fall.
- But this administration seems intent on doing it in the most reckless, foolhardy and impetuous manner possible.
- He added that taking the car had been an impetuous and unplanned crime.
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