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rashly adv : in a hasty and foolhardy manner; "he fell headlong in love with his cousin" [syn: headlong]

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  1. In a rash manner; with precipitation; hastily; presumptuously; at a venture.
    • 2005, Plato, Sophist. Translation by Lesley Brown. 241a.
      he'll say that we're contradicting what was said just now when we rashly maintain that there are falsehoods in judgements and statements.


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