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1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
abrupt, accident-prone, active, acute, adrift, afloat, aggressive, alternating, amorphous, animated, antsy, antsy-pantsy, anxious, ardent, breakneck, breathless, brisk, brittle, capricious, careless, chafing, changeable, changeful, corruptible, deciduous, desperate, desultory, deviable, devil-may-care, dizzy, dying, dynamic, eager, eccentric, edgy, electrifying, energetic, enterprising, enthusiastic, ephemeral, erratic, evanescent, excited, fading, fast and loose, fervid, fickle, fierce, fiery, fitful, fleeting, flickering, flighty, flitting, fluctuating, fly-by-night, flying, forceful, forcible, fragile, frail, freakish, fretful, fretting, fugacious, fugitive, full of pep, furious, giddy, go-go, harum-scarum, hasty, headlong, hearty, hopped-up, hotheaded, hurried, impassioned, impatient, impermanent, impulsive, in a lather, in a stew, in a sweat, incisive, inconsistent, inconstant, indecisive, infirm, insubstantial, intense, irregular, irresolute, irresponsible, keen, kinetic, lively, living, lusty, mad, mazy, mercurial, mettlesome, momentary, moody, mortal, mutable, nerve-shattering, nondurable, nonpermanent, offhand, on edge, overeager, overenthusiastic, overhasty, overzealous, panting, passing, passionate, peppy, perishable, precipitant, precipitate, precipitous, quick, rambling, rash, reckless, restive, restless, robust, roving, rushing, scatterbrained, shapeless, shifting, shifty, shocking, short-lived, shuffling, simmering, slap-bang, slapdash, smacking, snappy, spanking, spasmodic, speedy, spineless, spirited, spontaneous, spur-of-the-moment, squirming, squirmy, startling, stormy, strenuous, strong, sudden, surprising, swift, take-charge, take-over, tempestuous, temporal, temporary, tornadic, transient, transitive, transitory, trenchant, unaccountable, unanticipated, uncertain, uncontrolled, undependable, undisciplined, undurable, uneasy, unenduring, unexpected, unfixed, unforeseen, unlooked-for, unpatient, unplanned, unpredictable, unpredicted, unpremeditated, unquiet, unreflective, unreliable, unrestrained, unsettled, unstable, unstable as water, unstaid, unsteadfast, unsteady, unthinking, vacillating, vagrant, variable, vehement, vibrant, vicissitudinary, vicissitudinous, vigorous, violent, vivacious, vivid, volatile, volcanic, wandering, wanton, wavering, wavery, wavy, wayward, whimsical, wild, wishy-washy, zestful, zesty, zippy
Dictionary Results for impetuous:
1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
impetuous
    adj 1: characterized by undue haste and lack of thought or
           deliberation; "a hotheaded decision"; "liable to such
           impulsive acts as hugging strangers"; "an impetuous
           display of spending and gambling"; "madcap escapades";
           (`brainish' is archaic) [syn: hotheaded, impulsive,
           impetuous, madcap, tearaway(a), brainish]
    2: marked by violent force; "impetuous heaving waves"

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Impetuous \Im*pet"u*ous\, a. [F. impetueux, L. impetuosus. See
   Impetus.]
   1. Rushing with force and violence; moving with impetus;
      furious; forcible; violent; as, an impetuous wind; an
      impetuous torrent.
      [1913 Webster]

            Went pouring forward with impetuous speed. --Byron.
      [1913 Webster]

   2. Vehement in feeling; hasty; passionate; violent; as, a man
      of impetuous temper.
      [1913 Webster]

            The people, on their holidays,
            Impetuous, insolent, unquenchable.    --Milton.

   Syn: Forcible; rapid; hasty; precipitate; furious;
        boisterous; violent; raging; fierce; passionate. --
        Im*pet"u*ous*ly, adv. -- Im*pet"u*ous*ness, n.
        [1913 Webster]

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