Ways of going.

precipitous
(adj)
prǝ-SIP-i-tǝs
Meaning

1. steep

1st Sample Sentence

1. Struck by lightning, the plane fell into a precipitous dive and hit the ground in a massive fireball.

2nd Meaning

2. overhasty; rash; heedless

2nd Sample Sentence

2. Never marry in a precipitous manner: this is the most important decision you are ever going to take, so take your time.

Root

praeceps praecipis (steep) (Latin)

Mnemonics

You can remember two words like this "He has a PRECIPITATE (without thinking carefully) decision: climb a very PRECIPITOUS cliff"

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