impulsive
I (impelling) adjective activating, actuating, animating, compelling, driving, dynamic, dynamical, energizing, impellent, kinetic, moving, prompting, propulsive, pushing, stimulating, urging II (rash) adjective abrupt, adventurous, bold, breakneck, careless, daring, emotional, extemporaneous, extemporary, foolhardy, hasty, heedless, hotheaded, hurried, ill-considered, impetuous, impromptu, improvised, imprudent, incautious, indeliberate, injudicious, offhand, passionate, precipitant, precipitate, precipitous, quick, rapid, reckless, risk-taking, risky, snap, spontaneous, sudden, swift, temerarious, thoughtless, unadvised, unanticipated, uncalculating, unchary, uncircumspect, unconsidered, uncontrolled, unexpected, unmindful, unpremeditated, unprepared, unprompted, unthinking, venturesome, venturous, without prudence, without thought III index careless, heedless, improvident, imprudent, precipitate, reckless, spontaneous, thoughtless, unexpected, unpremeditated, vehement

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