rashly


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rash 1

 (răsh)
adj. rash·er, rash·est
Resulting from or acting with ill-considered haste or boldness. See Synonyms at reckless.

[Middle English rasch, active, unrestrained, perhaps from Old English -raesc (in līgræsc, lightning) or from Middle Dutch or Middle Low German rasch, fast.]

rash′ly adv.
rash′ness n.

rash 2

 (răsh)
n.
1. A visible lesion or group of lesions on the skin, caused by any of numerous factors including infectious agents, drugs, and allergies.
2. An outbreak of many instances within a brief period: a rash of burglaries.

[Possibly from obsolete French rache, a sore, from Old French rasche, scurf, from raschier, to scrape, scratch, from Vulgar Latin *rāsicāre, from Latin rāsus, past participle of rādere; see rēd- in Indo-European roots.]
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Adv.1.rashly - in a hasty and foolhardy manner; "he fell headlong in love with his cousin"
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Translations
بِتَهَوُّر
ukvapeně
overilet
elhamarkodottan
fljótfærnislega
nepremišljeno
acelecedüşüncesizcehesapsızca

rashly

[ˈræʃlɪ] ADVtemerariamente
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rashly

[ˈræʃli] advinconsidérément
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

rashly

adv actvoreilig, überstürzt; promise, decidevoreilig, vorschnell
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

rashly

[ˈræʃlɪ] advavventatamente
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

rash1

(rӕʃ) adjective
acting, or done, with little caution or thought. a rash person/action/statement; It was rash of you to leave your present job without first finding another.
ˈrashly adverb
ˈrashness noun
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References in classic literature ?
The old man did not mean to say what was untrue, you may be sure; but he had rashly picked up gossip, as his prejudice suggested, and now rashly launched it on the public with the sanction of his name.
His discourses on indifferent subjects will divert as well as instruct, and if either in these, or in the relation of Father Lobo, any argument shall appear unconvincing, or description obscure, they are defects incident to all mankind, which, however, are not too rashly to be imputed to the authors, being sometimes, perhaps, more justly chargeable on the translator.
If my sister, in the security of retirement, with as little opportunity as inclination to do evil, could not avoid censure, we must not rashly condemn those who, living in the world and surrounded with temptations, should be accused of errors which they are known to have the power of committing.
Please to remember, I opened the book by accident, at that bit, only the day before I rashly undertook the business now in hand; and, allow me to ask-- if THAT isn't prophecy, what is?
Burn my rashly written lines, and look (as I look) to the better life which you may yet share with your own
In his poem called "The Little Rain", which I have (perhaps somewhat rashly) attempted, there is all the graciousness of fine rain falling upon sullen furrows, which charms the world into spring.
Naturally not of a sweet temper, his isolated position in the house had soured him, and he rashly attempted to vent his ill-humor on me, as a newcomer.
At breakfast this morning I rashly congratulated myself (in my wife's hearing) on finding that a much smaller collection than usual of letters and cards had accumulated in my absence.
I shall do nothing rashly: you know me sufficiently to confide in my prudence and considerateness whenever the safety of others is committed to my care.
Imagination may range at pleasure till it gets bewildered amidst the labyrinths of an enchanted castle, and knows not on which side to turn to extricate itself from the perplexities into which it has so rashly adventured.
Hearken not to the voice which petulantly tells you that the form of government recommended for your adoption is a novelty in the political world; that it has never yet had a place in the theories of the wildest projectors; that it rashly attempts what it is impossible to accomplish.
His father, too, was shocked to see him, so reduced was that figure from its former contours by worry and the bad season that Clare had experienced, in the climate to which he had so rashly hurried in his first aversion to the mockery of events at home.